5-16-12 Andy Biggs and the New Domestic Violence Law

Published on May 16, 2012

State Senator Andy Biggs talks about SB1213, which the Governor just signed into law. The law prohibits an inmate convicted of domestic violence from getting early release. Also on the show: Leah Pettyjohn, the domestic abuse victim who advocated for the law; Connie Phillips, executive director of the Sojourner Center in Phoenix, an abused women’s shelter; and Linda Scott,Vice President of Child & Family Solutions at Jewish Family and Children’s Services, which runs the “Shelter without Walls” program to help women leave abusive homes.