Break the Cycle, an agency devoted to empowering youth to end domestic violence, says that seven other states, a majority of which are in the south, also do not include dating relationships in their definition of domestic violence, often preventing the youngest victims of relationship abuse from applying for any type of restraining order.
RAVE Guardian is available for i Phone and Android devices. If you are being stalked or harassed and you are thinking about filing for a Restraining Order, don’t hesitate to reach out for help."There is a misconception that if a relationship isn't serious, there can't be serious abuse - and that is just not the case," Escobar said.Break the Cycle, which publishes "report cards" on state laws against teen dating violence, gave South Carolina an automatic F for its failure to protect people in dating relationships. 30, 2013, Sierra Landry, at 18, was shot in the face and killed by her ex-boyfriend, 18-year-old Tanner Crolley, in Lancaster, S. Jessica Landry told Crimesider that Sierra was 16 when she met Crolley and that the two had been dating for a little over a year when she was killed.Call the 24-hour number at 803.777.4215, or email [email protected] view the full brochure developed for the University Community, click here.