For the latest news and announcements from MNADV.


Working to end domestic violence

The annual memorial service serves to heighten awareness of domestic violence and reminds the community of the terrible toll that it takes each year on families in Maryland. But the service also focuses on positive actions that can prevent future tragedies.

Maryland advocate weighs in on Florida’s Gabby Petito Act bill

“To stop that violence from becoming deadly in 2005, the folks with the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence (MNADV) helped create the Lethality Assessment Program or LAP—which is now used by advocates and law enforcement agencies across Maryland and across the country.”

Police officers can help prevent domestic violence killings by asking the right questions

“Research shows using ‘lethality assessments’ at domestic violence scenes can save lives.”


MNADV denounces the Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson

“The stark reality is that the decision in Dobbs will disproportionately impact already marginalized survivors of domestic violence. It insufficient to say that abortions must be safe and legal to have meaningful reproductive freedom for everyone.”

National Network to End Domestic Violence Reacts to the U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

“Abortion services are essential healthcare and having equal access—for all people, everywhere—is vital to their social and economic participation, reproductive autonomy, and right to determine their own lives. For domestic violence survivors, abortion access is a matter of safety,” said Deborah J. Vagins, NNEDV President & CEO

Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, on the Court’s Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.