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‘A Growing Movement’: Coalitions Are Expanding Legal Services for Appalachian Victims of Domestic Violence

Tiffany Stevens
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May 9, 2018
Survivors in Appalachia face sizeable obstacles to leaving. Rural abusers are more likely to use weapons; intimate partner violence is more likely to end in homicide. Shelters and health centers can be impossible to reach.

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Trump’s Cuts to Legal Services Are Yet Another Way of Making Poor People Suffer

Lisa Needham
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May 22, 2017
Trump's presidential budget proposes to eliminate funding for a program helping those with low incomes obtain legal representation for things like obtaining restraining orders, preventing foreclosures, and ensuring elderly people aren't scammed by lenders.



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