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DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Original post made on Feb 15, 2012

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly a decade, the district attorney's office announced today.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 4:47 PM

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Posted by Otto Maddox
a resident of Monta Loma
on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm

I'm sorry but 16 deaths out of 1.7 million people is hardly an issue.

Yes, those stories were sad. But the truth is restraining orders only work on people who weren't likely to do any harm in the first place.

Crazy people will always do crazy things. We can't write "tougher" laws to combat crazy. It just doesn't work.


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