Domestic Violence is not a singular incident, it is a deceptive problem deeply rooted in our culture.
Colorado enacted a State Law in 2013 that prohibits subjects of Domestic Violence restraining orders from buying or owning firearms AND requires them to dispose of firearms in their possession.
In 2014 24 women in Colorado were killed by a firearm due to Domestic Violence.
President Obama in enforcing gun control violence and Attorney General Loretta Lynch have sent a letter to states highlighting the importance of receiving complete criminal history records and criminal disposition, information on persons disqualified because of mental illness and qualifying crimes of Domestic Violence.
Women who are victims of Domestic Violence are EIGHT TIMES more likely to be killed by an intimate partner if there are firearms in the home.
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Latina Safehouse is committed to offering supportive Domestic Violence services, advocacy and education, preserving the rights of all women.