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The article reports, “Strangulation, common in domestic abuse cases, is now a crime in New York and already 2,000 people have been arrested under the weeks-old law, authorities said on Thursday. Police and prosecutors, who in the past had difficulty prosecuting such cases because of the lack of visible physical injuries, said the law clearly was needed.”
APRIL IS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS MONTH
A college dean of students recently contacted NSVRC to purchase materials for training campus groups on sexual violence prevention, particularly interested in the book, Engaging Bystanders in Sexual Violence Prevention.