Trump has a chance to help domestic violence survivors


If he wants to change the story, and at the same time provide real support for survivors of domestic violence, the president has an opportunity at his fingertips: Defend, don’t defund, the Legal Services Corporation.
Op-Ed (NATIONAL)

Martha Bergmark
Hill, The
February 28, 2018
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Tags: Domestic Violence, Funding: Federal

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC), Iowa Legal Aid, Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh) (NSLA)


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It’s clear that Legal Services Corporation is the most efficient and effective way of ensuring fairness in our justice system. Getting rid of it would be as foolish as eliminating judges or courtrooms. In his State of the Union, President Trump talked about wanting to unify the country. Supporting the organization would be a good place to start.