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In the Wake of Murders, Do Domestic Violence Laws Go Far Enough?

Posted on · Earlier this week, David Ray Conley was charged with three counts of capital murder, after he allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend Valerie Jackson, her husband, and six children Saturday inside a home north of Houston, according to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Deputy Tim Cannon said the motive seems to be a dispute between the […]

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Human Trafficking, Spotting Domestic Violence and Houston’s Punk Rock Scene: Houston Matters for Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Posted on · Human trafficking is a type of modern day slavery. It can take on many forms, including labor trafficking. But one of the most common and prevalent forms in the U.S. is sex trafficking of domestic victims. On this edition of Houston Matters: Texas is a hub for human trafficking, and Houston in particular is a […]