Wednesday, October 29, 2008

why I do the work that I do, and why the Vagina Monologues is still so pertinent

SF Chronicle (10-28) 16:40 PDT MARTINEZ  Costa County prosecutors charged a 47-year-old Oakland man Tuesday with murdering his estranged wife, Elnora Caldwell, saying he admitted to stabbing her repeatedly in a fit of rage in his pickup truck after failing to persuade her to come back to him. Caldwell was a Nordstrom department store employee in San Francisco who had obtained a domestic violence restraining order against her husband earlier this year. Read more.

It angers me that domestic violence not only exists, and so close to home, but that the law does little to protect those who seek to escape such violence.

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