domestic violence http://tpr.org en Vice President Biden Wins Praise From Abbott During Austin Visit To Domestic Violence Center http://tpr.org/post/vice-president-biden-wins-praise-abbott-during-austin-visit-domestic-violence-center <p>Unlike many of the visits by Democrats to Texas over the last few months, Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Austin was not met with criticism from Texas Republicans, instead he was thanked by Attorney General Greg Abbott.</p><p>In a statement, Abbott wrote:</p><blockquote><p>"I would like to thank Vice President Joe Biden for remembering Texas women during National Domestic Violence Awareness Month."</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:30:03 +0000 Ryan Poppe 21117 at http://tpr.org Vice President Biden Wins Praise From Abbott During Austin Visit To Domestic Violence Center Arizona's Outdoor Tent City Jail Turns 20 http://tpr.org/post/arizonas-outdoor-tent-city-jail-turns-20 <p><strong>Fronteras:&nbsp;</strong>How environmental concerns stack up against border security as Congress considers adding more fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border. This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the outdoor jail that has become a symbol of the law enforcement style of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Hopi Nation in northern Arizona is in the middle of what advocates call a domestic violence epidemic. Also, why the chilies in your favorite hot sauce may give you more of a kick than you bargained for. Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:26:43 +0000 Crystal Chavez 15948 at http://tpr.org Arizona's Outdoor Tent City Jail Turns 20 Bill To Register And Track Family Violence Offenders Passes House http://tpr.org/post/bill-register-and-track-family-violence-offenders-passes-house <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Texas House has passed <a href="http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=83R&amp;Bill=HB21" target="_blank">House Bill 21</a>, which sets up a statewide database to track the location of repeat offenders that have been convicted of family violence. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 14:11:42 +0000 Ryan Poppe 10589 at http://tpr.org Bill To Register And Track Family Violence Offenders Passes House Woodlawn Theater Raising Money For Victims Of Domestic Violence http://tpr.org/post/woodlawn-theater-raising-money-victims-domestic-violence <p>As part of the Bexar County Family Justice Center's annual fundraiser, the <a href="http://woodlawntheatre.com/" target="_blank">Woodlawn Theater</a> is donating all proceeds from it's latest show, Neil Simon's "Chapter 2," to help victims of domestic violence.</p><div><p>The Woodlawn presents top shows for a variety of audiences, but the owners also have a vision of being a community resource for non-profit&nbsp; organizations.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:15:00 +0000 Eileen Pace 6048 at http://tpr.org Woodlawn Theater Raising Money For Victims Of Domestic Violence