Push Being Made for Domestic Violence Registry

Courtesy: THV11

Courtesy: THV11

An Arkansas woman, and victim of domestic violence, is asking lawmakers to help create a registry for domestic violence offenders.

Two years ago, Laura Webb’s husband backed his car into her, then ran over her again as he left the scene of the crime.

Now, Webb is pushing for lawmakers to create a state-run domestic violence registry. Similar to a sex-offender registry, people would be able to search a database of individuals convicted of domestic violence.

The push has received support from Representative Charlotte Douglas, who is hoping to draft a bill in the coming months.

Read the full story from our Little Rock affiliate THV 11.




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