Legislators Looking to Beef Up Protections Against Dating Violence
Currently, court orders mandating threatening ex-boyfriends or ex-girlfriends to stay 500 feet from a victim's home, place of employment, and school or 100 feet from their car cannot be enforced. The proposed legislation is looking to change that. The offender would also be required to give up firearms and ammunition if ordered by the court.
While the couple in question was married, this weekend's tragic murder-suicide in Miami is a sobering reminder of how far love can devolve into a violent obsession.
[Tampa Tribune: Officials Aim To Protect Daters]