Domestic Abuse

CAPSA reports high volume of calls, clients through pandemic, and numbers rising as coronavirus mitigation efforts ease, meaning fewer victims trapped at home with their abusers.
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According to Lt. Troy Thurston, the Logan City Police Department has responded to 265 incidents related to domestic violence since Jan. 1, and 104 of those occurred after March 15 — right around the time Utah started issuing “stay at home” initiatives. 

Tom Sizemore accused of sexual abuse by Utah woman.
Tech2.org

A Utah woman who told police Tom Sizemore groped her at a photo shoot when she was 11 is suing the actor.

The lawsuit filed Monday says the 2003 incident during production of the "Born Killers" movie left her with post-traumatic stress and drug and alcohol addiction.

1 in 5 Utah women experience domestic violence.
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A new state health survey shows almost one in five Utah women have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner but few of the women sought help.

Utah Department of Health has released new data from a 2016 poll of 10,000 adults in the state.

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A bill introduced in the Idaho House could reduce gun violence in domestic abuse situations. House Bill 585 would make it a misdemeanor for people who have been convicted of domestic violence within the past two years to buy or possess a firearm.