Media Releases

09/29/2014 - 3:04pm

Madison— End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a report today that documents the domestic abuse fatalities from 2013.

08/27/2014 - 1:31pm

Madison - The Wisconsin Governor’s Council on Domestic Abuse and End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin released a long range plan for domestic violence victim services in Wisconsin today. The plan titled, “Vision. Hope. Safety.,” describes the state of services for victims of domestic violence and urges adequate investment in critical, community-based service providers.

07/30/2014 - 9:33am

Madison—Today, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on protecting women from gun violence. Two of the five speakers, Elvin Daniel and Racine County Sheriff Chris Schmaling, have Wisconsin connections. End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (End Abuse) praised Mr. Daniel and Sheriff Schmaling for speaking out and telling Congress to take commonsense steps to prevent domestic violence homicides.

04/16/2014 - 6:17pm

Milwaukee—With survivors and advocates present, Governor Walker signed three bills on Wednesday to improve the state’s response to domestic violence.

03/18/2014 - 3:36pm

MADISON – End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin celebrated today as the State Senate passed a slew of bills to better protect victims of abuse.

03/05/2014 - 3:38pm

New report suggests violence is an economic barrier for women

MADISON—This Saturday is International Women’s Day, a day that has been celebrated for over one-hundred years to recognize and to further the advancement of women around the world. Advocates for victims of domestic violence are using the occasion to call attention to a new report that links violence against women with economic insecurity. Advocates say ending violence and improving the economic status of women go hand in hand.

02/27/2014 - 12:25pm

Madison—The SAFE Act came one step closer to final passage by the State Legislature today as a key Senate committee unanimously recommended approval of the bill. The legislation would implement model court procedures to verify that domestic and child abusers with restraining orders surrender their firearms in compliance with a current law.

02/18/2014 - 6:53pm

MADISON – On Tuesday night, End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin celebrated the State Assembly’s passage of Assembly Bill 464, known as the SAFE Act.

02/13/2014 - 8:35pm

MADISON – End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin offered praise for several bills passed by the State Assembly Thursday night. A vote on the priority piece of legislation for domestic abuse victims, the SAFE Act, is scheduled for Tuesday.