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Entries by Marianne Mollmann from 12/2011

Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish: Proposed Funding Cuts for Response to Violence Against Women

| Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

Domestic violence is a continuing, costly, and consistently underserved problem. Cutting federal funds for dealing with it is not only bad news, it is a bad idea.

The FBI, Sandusky, and How We Think About Rape

| Posted 12.12.2011 | Crime

Forced intercourse is rape whoever committed it, whatever the victim wore or said, and wherever it occurred. The American Law Institute should follow the lead of the FBI and update its definitions to reflect reality.

Americans Demonstrate Changed Attitudes Towards Poverty Since the 2008 Economic Crisis

| Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

The silver lining of the 2008 crisis might be that more Americans start seeing poverty for what it is: not something anyone "deserves."