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Board President, Debby Tucker, Quoted, "MPD recruits volunteers for program supporting domestic violence survivors", Justine Coleman, The GW Hatchet, Washington, DC: August 28, 2017. Copyright © 2017 Hatchet Publications, Inc.

Board Member, Antonia Drew Vann, Quoted, "Milwaukee's Domestic Abuse and Sex Trafficking Prevention Organization Opens Its Doors", The Asha Project, Milwaukee, WI: May 15, 2017.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Kelly Herron, Seattle Sex Assault Survivor, Slams Anti-Trans Group", Samantha Allen, The Daily Beast, March 16, 2017. Copyright © 2017 The Daily Beast Company LLC.




Board Member, Michael Shaw, Quoted, "Advocate wants to know why principal fell silent after speaking out against sexual violence", Lee Rood, The Des Moines Register, October 15, 2016. Copyright © 2016 www.desmoinesregister.com.

Board President, Debby Tucker, Featured, "Women's Association of Religious Professionals Holds Inaugural Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Focused on Domestic Violence", Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy / Texas Impact, Austin, TX: August 19, 2016. Copyright © 2006- 2016 Texas Impact.

Board President, Debby Tucker, Interviewed, "An Interview with Debby Tucker", by Kat, Blog, Bravelets, Austin, TX: April 12, 2016.

Board President, Debby Tucker, Interviewed, "We've Had 1 Black Woman Senator in 227. Donna Edwards Is Running to Change That.", Joan Walsh, The Nation, April 5, 2016. Copyright © 2016 The Nation Company LLC.

Board President, Debby Tucker, Featured, "Ending Family Violence through Partnership, Outreach and Education", Stacey Jourdain, DFPS Delivers, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Austin, TX: March 30, 2016.

Board President, Debby Tucker, received the Vivian Miles Lifetime Achievement Award (scroll to page 7), Texas Association Against Sexual Assault, Corpus Christi, TX: March 9, 2016.

Board Member, The Honorable Marshall Murray, Quoted, "Courts that Care?", The National Alliance for Targeted Parents, Inc., Verona, WI: February 10, 2016.




DeeDee Ostfeld presents the DeeDee Ostfeld Heart of AVDA Award to Rhonda Gerson, the National Center's Treasurer, at the Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse's 10th Anniversary Home Safe Home Gala in October 2015. Houston-based AVDA is also celebrating its 35th year of providing services, including legal services for victims and a nationally-recognized Battering Intervention and Prevention Program. 

Rev. Marie Fortune, FaithTrust Institute, Seattle, WA, and Toby Myers, the National Center's Vice-President, enjoy a moment together.  Toby was recently recognized with The Sara Morgan Pioneer Award from Fresh Spirit Wellness for Women, Inc., a Houston-based service provider dedicated to assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse and their families, through counseling, empowerment, coaching, educational classes, group therapy and workshops, and financial assistance.

National Center Board Member, Candace Mosley, received the 2015 William J. Schafer Award for excellence in capital litigation from the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation in July 2015.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "NCDSV: Bringing Professionals Together to End Domestic and Sexual Violence", Hayley Matthews, DatingAdvice.com, May 7, 2015.

NCDSV Mentioned, "The Baking Dead ~ Cake Collaboration ~ Master Gallery", Renay Z, Take on Cake with Renay Zamora, March 2015.

Op-Ed Written by NCDSV Board Secretary, "Mens' voices against violence", Rus Ervin Funk, Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY: February 14, 2015. Copyright © 2015 www.courier-journal.com.

Op-Ed Written by NCDSV Board Secretary, "Seeking help from Senate dads", Rus Ervin Funk, Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY: February 14, 2015. Copyright © 2015 www.courier-journal.com.




NCDSV Mentioned, "Because One Is Too Many event invites discussion about domestic violence", Susan Dibble, Daily Herald, October 10, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "How 'Failure to Protect' Laws Cost a 12-year-old Rape Victim His Mother", Alex Campbell, BuzzFeed, October 7, 2014. Copyright © 2014 BuzzFeed, Inc.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Secure Couture Unveils Stiletto:High-Tech Fashion That Saves Lives", PR Newswire, Sys-Con Media, Weston, FL: September 22, 2014. Copyright © 1994-2014 Ulitzer, Inc.

Article written by NCDSV Board Secretary Rus Funk, "Responses to Domestic Violence", The Courier-Journal, September 20, 2014. Copyright © 2014 www.courier-journal.com.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Chad Ochocinco ~ Who has Served Time for Assaulting His Wife ~ Brags about Whipping His Young Daughters", Carly Sitzer, InTouch, August 25, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Bauer Publishing.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "'Disturbing!' Chad Ochocinco Johnson Brags about GIving His Daughters 'A**-Whippings' After Assaulting His Ex-Wife Evelyn Lozada ~ Domestic Violence Activist Weighs In", Radar Online, August 25, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Radar Online, LLC.

Written by Debby Tucker, "Time to Take Domestic Violence Seriously, Close Gun Loopholes", Debby Tucker, Austin American-Statesman, August 4, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Cox Media Group.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Gabby Giffords, Domestic Violence Prevention Advocates Urge Sens. Cruz, Cornyn to Help Protect Women from Gun Violence", Americans for Responsible Solutions, Washington, DC: July 30, 2014.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "On Heels of First-Ever Senate Hearing on Intersection of Gun Violence and Domestic Violence, Gabby Giffords and Women Leaders Announce Leadership Network to Help Protect Women in U.S.", Americans for Responsible Solutions, Washington, DC: July 30, 2014.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Senate panel weighs abuser gun restrictions", Cesar Escalante, News Times, Washington, DC: July 30, 2014. Copyright © 2014 Hearst Media Services Connecticut, LLC.

National Center Board Member, Candace Mosley, receives the Norman S. Earley, Jr. Founder's Award, from the outgoing president of the National Black Prosecutors Association, Bruce Brown on July 25, 2014. This award is presented to an individual or organization that has demonstrated outstanding achievement in service to the legal profession in the spirit of the NBPA founders, through advancements in the legal education, recruitment and /or promotion of African American prosecutors.

Debby Tucker Interviewed (audio), "Sports and Sexual Violence on Campus", The Horn104.9, Austin, TX: July 2014. Copyright © 2014 Austin Radio Network. Posted with permission.

Debby Tucker Inducted, "Gov. Perry Celebrates Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees", Office of the Governor, May 6, 2014. See program, watch video and visit Texas Women's Hall of Fame.

The Texas Women's Hall of Fame Inductees, gather with Texas Governor Rick Perry on May 6, 2014. Standing (from left to right): Col. (Ret.) Kim Olson, Mineral Wells; Texas First Lady Anita Perry, Haskell; Lillie Biggins, Fort Worth; Hon. Nandita Berry, Houston; and Hon. Carolyn Wright, Dallas. Sitting (from left to right): Dr. Ann Stuart, Denton; Joanne Herring, Houston; Deborah D. Tucker, Austin; and Hon. Senfronia Thompson, Houston.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Deadly Affection: Part 2 ~ 'Better tools, better education'", Diane Jennings, The Dallas Morning News, updated January 31, 2014. Copyright © 2014 The Dallas Morning News, Inc.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "New Protections for LGBTQ Americans, Many Challenges Still Ahead", Taylor Sisk, North Carolina Health News, January 22, 2014. Copyright © 2014 North Carolina Health News.




Debby Tucker Interviewed (listen to the audio ~ approx: 1 hour: Part I, II and III), "Domestic Violence Awareness Month", Maggie Linton Show, October 8, 2013.

NCDSV is #12 on the List, "20 Standout Groups Stopping Domestic Violence," Laura Newcomer, Greatist, October 7, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Greatist.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Military Sexual Assaults Cost More than $872 Million", David Francis, The Fiscal Times, New York, NY: April 30, 2013. Copyright © 2009- 2013 The Fiscal Times.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Women's Groups, Lawmakers Say MMA Promotes a Culture of Violence", Jessica String, the Legislative Gazette, Albany NY: April 29, 2013. Copyright © 1999-2013 Linear Publishing.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Manhattan State Lawmakers Link Mixed Martial Arts to Domestic Violence", Alan Neuhauser, DNAinfo, New York, NY: April 24, 2013. Copyright © 2009-2013 DNAinfo.com.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Debate Surrounds Mixed Martial-Arts Ban", John McLoughlin, WNYT-TV, Albany, NY: April 23, 2013. Copyright © 2013 WNYT-TV, LLC.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "MMA and the Politics of Sexual Violence", Peter Rugg, Fightland Blog, March 27, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Vice Media Inc.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Women's Advocates Deliver a Petition to the UFC and FOX Sports Demanding a Zero Tolerance Policy for Rape Jokes, Misogyny and Sexism", Unite Here, Las Vegas, NV: March 18, 2013. See complete list of supporters.

NCDSV Signs onto Letter, "Letter to New York State Assembly Members", signed by various advocacy groups, March 15, 2013.

Debby Tucker Quoted, " UNITE HERE: Women's Advocates Worldwide Demand the Ultimate FIghting Championship Adopt a Zero Tolerance Policy for Rape Jokes, Misogyny and Sexism", Unite Here, Las Vegas, NV: March 14, 2013. See complete list of supporters.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Cuomo says he's open to lifting mix martial arts ban", Jon Campbell, pressconnects.com, Albany, NY: March 12, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.pressconnects.com.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Silver says NY is evolving on mixed martial arts" (video), Jon Campbell, the Poughkeepsie Journal, Albany, NY: March 6, 2013. Copyright © 2013 www.poughkeepsiejournal.com.

NCDSV's Letter Quoted, "Mixed Martial Arts Debate Begins Again Among State Legislators", Taryn Kane, WTEN-ABC, Albany, NY: February 26, 2013. Copyright © 2000-2013 WorldNow and WTEN. Note: 1:40 seconds into the video, the NCDSV letter to NY State Assembly members is quoted.

Debby Tucker Spoke, One Billion Rising ~ V-Day Austin (Start a Rising), Austin, TX: February 14, 2013.

National Center Board Member, Candace Mosley, receives the ABA Criminal Justice Section's Frank Carrington Crime Victim Attorney Award, February 8, 2013. From left to Right:  Christopher D. Chiles, Past President National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) and Prosecuting Attorney Cabell County, Huntington, WV; Mathias H. Heck, Jr., Past President NDAA and Prosecuting Attorney Montgomery County, Dayton, OH; Candace Mosley, NDAA Director of Programs; Kim T. Parker, Chief Deputy District Attorney, Wichita, KS; and Matthew F. Redle, County Attorney Sheridan County, WY.

NCDSV Board Member, Candace Mosley, Honored, ABA Criminal Justice Section, Dallas, TX: February 8, 2013.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Senate Tries Again to Move Anti-Violence Bill", Jim Abrams, the Associated Press, The Register-Guard, Washington, DC: February 4, 2013. Copyright © 2013 the Associated Press and The Register-Guard.

NCDSV Mentioned, "With Culinary Union Going After Rampage Jackson, UFC Adopts Code of Conduct", Nate Wilcox, SB Nation, January 24, 2013. Copyright © 2013 Vox Media, Inc.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Women's Groups Demand UFC Drop Fighter "Rampage" Jackson", Colette McIntyre, The Jane Dough, January 24, 2013.  Copyright © 2013 The Jane Dough.

NCDSV Signs onto Letter, "Letter to FOX Network, UFC, and UFC Sponsors ~ Pull Rampage Jackson Off the Jan. 26 Chicago FIght Card", signed by various advocacy groups, January 24, 2013. Read Incidents of Misogyny and Sexism in the UFC.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Meet the New Congress, Same as the Old One?", Sean J. Miller, TakePart, January 9, 2013. Copyright © 2008-2013 TakePart, LLC.




NCDSV Mentioned, "UNITE HERE: U.S. Marine Corps Did Not Renew Sponsorship of Ultimate FIghting Championship (UFC)", Culinary Workers Union Local 226, Las Vegas, NV: December 18, 2012.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "'Domestic Violence Awareness Month' Competes for Awareness", Simone M. Scully, The Midtown Gazette, New York, NY: October 26, 2012.

NCDSV Named One of 19 Standout Groups Stopping Domestic Violence, Greatist.com, October 26, 2012. Read the list.

NCDSV Mentioned, Mark Archuleta, "Veterans Request McKeon End Military Sponsorship of Sexist and Homophobic UFC", KHTS-AM 1220, Santa Clarita, CA: September 7, 2012.  Copyright © 2003-2012 Hometown Station AM 1220.

Debby Tucker Quoted, Jennifer Hlad, "Groups Call on Marines to Sever Ties with UFC", Stars and Stripes, Washington, DC: August 21, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Stars and Stripes.

NCDSV Mentioned, Charles S. Clark, "Marine Corps Pressured to End Sponsorship of Ultimate Fighting", Government Executive, August 20, 2012. Copyright © 2012 National Journal Group Inc.

NCDSV Listed, "Advocacy groups call on Defense Secretary to cease funding of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)", August 1, 2012. Letter to Secretary of Defense.

NCDSV Mentioned, "The Military's UFC Feud: Union, Vets Want Sponsorship Axed [Updated]", Katie Drummond, Forbes, July 18, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Forbes.com LLC.

Debby Tucker Featured, "Legacy Snapshots ~ Leading advocates reflect or recalled: Debby Tucker", Barbara Hart, National Bulletin on Domestic Violence Prevention (volume 18, number 6), Eagan, MN: June 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters. Subscribe.

NCDSV Listed as a Source, "The Truth-O-Meter Says, "One in four women and one in seven men have been victims of domestic violence in their lifetime."", Suzanne Bonamici, The Oregonian, PolitiFact Oregon, May 16, 2012. Copyright © 2012 PolitiFact.com.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Anheuser-Busch Warns UFC About Fighters; Sexist, Homophobic Comments", E. J Schultz, Advertising Age, April 25, 2012. Copyright © 1994-2013 Crain Communications.

Violence Against Women Act is Working, Deborah D. Tucker, U.S. News & World Report, March 19, 2012. Copyright © 2012 U.S. News & World Report LP.

NCDSV Mentioned, "UFC should consider measures to placate anti-MMA lobby; more mail", Jeff Wagenheim, Sports Illustrated, January 13, 2012. Copyright © 2012 Time Inc.

NCDSV Expresses Concerns About Legalization of Cage Fighting to the New York State Assembly Members, Deborah D. Tucker, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: January 10, 2012.

NCDSV Board Vice-Chair, Toby Myers, Featured, "Legacy Snapshots ~ Leading advocates reflect or recalled: Toby Myers", Barbara Hart, National Bulletin on Domestic Violence Prevention (volume 18, number 1), Eagan, MN: January 2012. Copyright © 2012 Thomson Reuters. Subscribe.




Executive Director Debby Tucker Featured, M.G. Villesca, Tragedy of Domestic Violence Blog, Venture Galleries, December 2011.

Executive Director Debby Tucker Quoted, "Deployment and Child Deaths", Andrew Tilghman, Navy Times, Springfield, VA: September 5, 2011. Copyright © 2011 Army Times Publishing Company.

Debby Tucker Mentioned (scroll down to page 6), "Making the Community a Safer Place: 35 years and beyond... ~ Annual Report 2010-2011", Hubbard House, Jacksonville, FL.



Board Member Honored, "Myers Honored for Work Against Domestic Abuse", Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: June 28, 2010. Copyright © 2010 The Houston Chronicle.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Judges Set New Route to a Restraining Order", Todd Ruger, HeraldTribune, Sarasota, FL: March 26, 2010. Copyright © 2010 HeraldTribune.com.

Debby Tucker Appearance, "Gloria Steinem to Host Local Fundraiser in Support of Private Violence Documentary", Private Violence, Durham, NC: February 5, 2010.



The National Center's Executive Director, Debby Tucker (right), and Sue Else (left), former President, National Network to End Domestic Violence enjoy Vice President Joe Biden's 15th Anniversary Commemoration of the Violence Against Women Act. Read the AP article 9/30/09.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "PTSD and TBI and DV: True or False?" National Bulletin on Domestic Violence Prevention (volume 15, number 7), West, St. Paul, MN: July 2009. Copyright © 2009 Thomson Reuters.

Board Members Sarah Buel and Toby Myers Featured, "Becoming an Expert Witness," Geri Elia, Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, Jewish Women International, Washington, DC: June 2009.

Debby Tucker Interviewed (starting on page 6), "Debby Tucker Interview and Highlight," Coalition Update, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: May 2009.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Why do women lie about domestic violence? To protect their abusers," Kristen Schorsch, Southtown Star, Chicago, IL: May 21, 2009. Copyright © 2009 Digital Chicago, Inc.




NCDSV Board Member Toby Myers Quoted, "Taking a New Tack on Domestic Violence In Addition to Treating Victims, Experts Say, It Makes Sense to Give More Aid to Abusers," Kate Balestra, The Washington Post, Baltimore, MD: September 23, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The Washington Post Company.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "War Torn When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly," Lizette Alvarez and Deborah Sontag, The New York Times, New York, NY: February 15, 2008. Copyright © 2008 The New York Times Company.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Abuse Helpline Goes Tech-Savvy for Teens Texas Takes Youthful Approach to Effort to End Dating Violence," Sarah Viren, Houston Chronicle, Houston, TX: February 8, 2008. Copyright © 2008 Houston Chronicle.




NCDSV Mentioned, "Revamped Spray Offers Style and Protection," Karee Maxson, Graphic, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA: September 6, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Pepperdine University.

Debby Tucker Quoted, "Naval Academy Stepping Up Sexual Harassment Education," Associated Press, Annapolis, MD: June 21, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Associated Press.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Pepper Spray Gets 'Icing' for Charity," Sally Dadisman, Fort Wayne Sentinel, Fort Wayne, IN: May 22, 2007. Copyright © 2007 FortWayne.com.

NCDSV Mentioned, "Shaq and Shaunie Spray for a Good Cause," Miami New Times, Miami, FL: May 14, 2007. Copyright © 2007 Village Voice Media.

NCDSV Signs on to Complaint, "Mothers File International Complaint Against the United States," StopFamilyViolence, New York, NY: May 11, 2007.

NCDSV and Debby Tucker Mentioned, "Celebrity Pepper Sprays Benefit Austin Group," Shermakaye Bass, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: May 4, 2007. Copyright © 2001–2007 Cox Texas Newspapers LP.

NCDSV Mentioned, “Bid for a Good Cause: Pepperface Against Domestic Violence,” People Magazine, May 3, 2007.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Texas' Battered Women Can Get Clemency – But it Never Happens," Diane Jennings, Dallas Morning News, February 11, 2007. Copyright © 2007 The Dallas Morning News.




NCDSV Mentioned, “Celeb Product of the Week: Pepper Spray,” (scroll down) Life & Style Weekly, October 30, 2006.

NCDSV News Release, “Auction of Celebrity-Designed Pepperface Pepper Sprays Now Open,” National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: October 16, 2006.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Stricter Domestic Violence Laws Urged,” Scott Rothschild, Lawrence Journal-World, Lawrence, KS: October 5, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Lawrence Journal-World.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “KCSDV Releases Groundbreaking Domestic Violence Report,” Christie Ileto, KSNT-TV, Topeka, KS: October 4, 2006. Copyright © 2006 KSNT-TV.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Advocates Call for More Attention to Murders of Wives, Girlfriends,” Sarah Kessinger, Harris News Service, Topeka, KS: October 4, 2006.

NCDSV Mentioned, “Stop of My Bling Will Shoot,” In the Zone, August 24, 2006.

National Center Mentioned, “Pepperface, Swarovski-Covered Pepper Spray”, Deidre Woolard, Luxist, Santa Monica, CA: August 12, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Weblogs, Inc.

National Center Mentioned, “Pepper Spray Seeks Niche Market: Women Who Are Style-Conscious”, Arizona Republic, Tucson Citizen, Tucson, AZ: August 2, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Tucson Citizen.

National Center Mentioned, “‘Bling-Bling’ Gives New Line of Pepper Spray a Stylish Look”, Sarah Muench, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ: August 2, 2006. Copyright © 2006 AZCentral.com.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Pretty, Compact, Yet Still Packs a Punch,” Tracee Herbaugh, Associated Press, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, CA: July 18, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Press-Enterprise Company.

Debby Tucker Appears on Talk Show, (scroll down on the far right side of the screen to “Pepper Spray Protection”), Great Day in Houston with Whitney Casey, KHOU-TV, Houston, TX: July 12, 2006.

NCDSV Mentioned, “Pepper Spray Looks Good,” Lauren Bishop, The Enquirer, Cincinnati, OH: May 31, 2006. Copyright © 1995-2006 The Enquirer.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Self-Defense with Fashion Sense,” Kelsea Gurksi, The Paramus Post, Paramus, NJ: May 25, 2006. Copyright © 2006 Paramus Post – Local News and Lifestyle Webzine.

NCDSV Board Member Antonia Vann Profiled, Survivors Hall of Successors (volume 20): May 2006.

Debby Tucker Mentioned, “Domestic Violence in the Military II: Family Law Litigation,” The LAPTOP Update (pg. 8-9), Legal Assistance Providers’ Technical Outreach Project, Washington, DC: Spring 2006.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Self-Defense with Fashion Sense / Chicago Company Wants to Make Pepper Spray a Must-Have Accessory,” Kelsea Gurski, State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL: April 24, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The State Journal-Register, a division of Copley Press, Inc.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Pepperface.com Launches Nationwide Initiatives to Benefit Sexual Assault Awareness,” Pepperface.com, New York, NY: April 21, 2006.

National Center Mentioned, “A Place for Men to Hover; Be Safe and Stylish; Get Your Hands on High-End Sunglasses,” Jean Scheidnes and Melanie Spencer, Austin American-Statesman, Austin, TX: April 20, 2006. Copyright © 2001-2006 Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Pentagon Confronts Enemy Within: Sexual Assault,” Cory Reiss, Gainesville Sun, Gainesville, FL: April 9, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Gainesville Sun.

NCDSV Mentioned, “FYI: Safe and Stylish,” Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, CA: April 4, 2006.

NCDSV Mentioned, “Pepper Spray Makes Safety Stylish,” The Kaleidoscope, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL: April 4, 2006. Copyright © 2006 The Kaleidoscope.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Pentagon Seeks to Explain Rise in Sexual Assault Reports,” Daniel Pulliam, Government Executive, March 17, 2006. Copyright © 2006 by National Journal Group Inc.



Debby Tucker Quoted, “Base Crimes: The Military has a Domestic Violence Problem,” Karen Houppert, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA: July / August 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Foundation for National Progress.

Debby Tucker Interviewed, “The Pentagon v. Abuse: An Interview with Deborah Tucker,” Elizabeth Gettelman, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA: June 28, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Foundation for National Progress.

Statement by NCDSV’s Executive Director, “Today’s Supreme Court Ruling in Castle Rock puts Children of Domestic Violence Survivors at Grave Risk of Danger,”  National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX, and Men Stopping Violence, Decatur, GA: June 27, 2005.

National Center Executive Director and Founding Chair, NNEDV, Debby Tucker and Donna Edwards, Executive Director, The Arca Foundation and Founding Executive Director, NNEDV, were honored at the 10th Anniversary of the National Network to End Domestic Violence, June 14, 2005 in Washington, DC. Pictured from left to right: Anne Menard, Executive Director, National Resource Center on Domestic Violence; Edwards; Tucker; Colleen Coble, Executive Director, Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence; and Vicki Smith, Executive Director, Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

Debby Tucker is Honored at NNEDV's 10th Anniversary, National Network to End Domestic Violence, Washington, DC: June 14, 2005.

NCDSV’s Christina Walsh Quoted, "Victim’s Brother-in-Law Charged in Fatal Shooting – Woman Killed at Family’s Eatery,” Kenneth A. Gailliard, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, SC: May 10, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Knight Ridder.

NCDSV’s Christina Walsh Quoted, “Clothesline Project Aims to Educate about Rape,” Adam Foxman, Daily Bruin, Los Angeles, CA: May 10, 2005. Copyright © 2005 ASUCLA Student Media.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Program to Curb Domestic Violence Could Get Federal Help – Officials: Fort Campbell First Army Post in Pilot Project,” Associated Press, Tennessean.com, April 13, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Tennessean.com.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Post Joins Local Agencies to Fight Domestic Violence; Campbell First Army Post to Participate in Program,” Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: April 13, 2005: Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Groups Launch Project to Address Domestic Violence at Fort Campbell,” Associated Press, WKYT/WYMT-TV, Lexington and Hazard, KY: April 12, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Associated Press.

NCDSV’s Christina Walsh Quoted, “Controlling Love: Women throughout the World and at ASU Cope with Physically and Emotionally Abusive Relationships,” Erika Wurst, ASU Web Devil, Tempe, AZ: April 7, 2005. Copyright © 2001-2005, ASU Web Devil.

NCDSV’s Christina Walsh Quoted, “2nd Deputy is Target of Sex Complaint,” Jacob H. Fries, St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL: February 25, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Times Publishing Co.

NCDSV Staff Quoted
, “The Word on ‘Wife-Beater’,” Alyson Ward, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX: February 23, 2005. Copyright © 2005 Knight Ridder.

NCDSV’s New Military / Civilian CCR Project, “New program to help soldiers combat domestic violence; If successful, new project may be used as a model,” Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: January 31, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Post to Combat Domestic Violence,” Chantal Escoto, The Leaf-Chronicle, Clarksville, TN: January 26, 2005. Copyright © 2005 The Leaf-Chronicle.

Debby Tucker Interviewed (transcript and audio), “David Chu and Debby Tucker Discuss the Pentagon’s New Sexual Assault Policies,” All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Washington, DC: January 7, 2005. Copyright © 2005 National Public Radio.




NCDSV’s Web Award Recognized, “Advisory Board Member News,” Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence, Bloomington, IL: October 1, 2004.

National Center Website Receives 2004 Standard of Excellence Award from Web Marketing Association, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: September 20, 2004.


NCDSV’s Myers and Tucker Quoted, “Victim of Abuse, or Murderer?” Polly Summar, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM: August 22, 2004. Copyright © 2004 .

NCDSV’s Vickie Smith Quoted, “Domestic Violence Training for Law Enforcement Officers,” Erick Sommers, Northfield News, Northfield, MN: July 24, 2004.

NCDSV Training Director Quoted, “Pentagon Sex Assault Response Plan Draws Skepticism,” Andrew Mollison, Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX: June 4, 2004. Copyright 2001-2004 Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P.

NCDSV Training Director Quoted, “House Panel Focuses on Prevention of Sexual Assault in the Military,” The Source on Women’s Issues in Congress, (Vol. 10, No. 18) Women’s Policy, Inc., Washington, DC: June 4, 2004.

NCDSV Training Director Quoted, “Pentagon Offers New Policy on Sex Abuse,” Andrew Mollison, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA: June 4, 2004. Copyright © 2004 Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Debby Tucker Quoted, “Military Sex-Assault Reforms Slow in Advancing Efforts by Congress,” Miles Moffeit, Denver Post, Denver, CO: May 16, 2004. Copyright 2004 Denver Post.

Tucker Testifies at the Congressional Women’s Caucus, Domestic Violence in the Armed Services: What is the Department of Defense Doing to End the Crisis? Statement by Deborah D. Tucker, Congressional Women's Caucus, Washington, DC: May 13, 2004.  

NCDSV Executive Director Quoted
, “Domestic Violence Victims Get Attention: Experts Sound Off at Conference,” Polly Summar, Albuquerque Journal, Albuquerque, NM: May 9, 2004.  Copyright 2004 Albuquerque Journal.

NCDSV Executive Director Quoted, "Women Lack Protection in Military", J.J. Babb, Rocky Mountain Collegian, Fort Collins, CO: March 1, 2004.  Copyright 2004 Rocky Mountain Collegian via U-Wire.

NCDSV Executive Director Quoted, "Military Response to Sex Assaults in Panel's Sights", Miles Moffeit and Amy Herdy, Denver Post, Denver, CO: February 22, 2004. Copyright 2004 Denver Post.

NCDSV Executive Director to Testify before the Senate Armed Forces Committee, "Pentagon to Tell Congress How Rape Cases are Handled," Tara Copp, Scripps Howard News Service, February 20, 2004. Copyright 2004 Scripps Howard, Inc.

NCDSV Executive Director Quoted
, “New Course Teaches Prevention of Domestic Violence,” Journalist Seaman Ryan C. McGinley, Commander, Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs, Navy Region Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, HI: February 10, 2004.




The War on Violence: Improving the Response to Domestic Violence In the Military, Judge Peter C. Macdonald and Deborah D. Tucker, Juvenile and Family Court Journal (volume 54, number 4), Reno, NV: Fall 2003. Copyright © 2003 National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Reprinted with permission. 

Workplace Violence Today (parts I, II, III, IV), interview with Debby Tucker, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, hosted by Barry Nixon, KFNX 1100 Talk Radio, Phoenix, AZ, October 24, 2003.

NCDSV Receiving Federal Grant
, "Violence Center Gets Federal Grant," Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX: October 22, 2003. Copyright 2001-2003 Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P.

Christina Walsh Interviewed about NCDSV Receiving Federal Grant, "Grant to Aid Abuse Victims," R.J. DeSilva, KXAN-TV, Austin, TX: October 21, 2003.

Doggett Announces $800,000 for National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Congressman Lloyd Doggett, October 21, 2003.

As Military Addresses Domestic Violence, Sheriffs and Deputies Have Role to Play, Debby Tucker, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Sheriff, National Sheriffs' Association, Arlington, VA: September - October 2003.

Debby Tucker Quoted About the Military's Response to Battered Women, "Battered Women Gain Protection on Military Bases", Marie Tessier, Women's eNews, August 29, 2003.
Copyright © 2003 Women's eNews.

The Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence: Interview with Debby Tucker, Lynn Levey, Family Violence Forum: Improving the Justice System's Response to Family Violence, National Center for State Courts, Summer 2003.

Lifetime Television Salutes Deborah D. Tucker and Fernando R. Laguarda on the NASDAQ sign in their Times Square Project, New York, NY: July 25, 2003.

NCDSV News Release, "New Name And Look For National Advocacy Organization", National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX:
June 18, 2003.

NCDSV Board Member, Judge Murray to Handle Domestic Violence Cases Exclusively, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: May 27, 2003.

NCDSV's Executive Director Quoted, "Pentagon Expected to Name Panel to Probe Air Force Academy", Kellie Lunney, Government Executive, April 30, 2003.

NCDSV's Executive Director Quoted," Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence Calls for Culture Shift in the Military", Speaking Up (volume 9, issue 7), Futures Without Violence, San Francisco, CA: April 29, 2003.

Doggett Announces $1,200,000 Dollars for National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Congressman Lloyd Doggett, February 6, 2003.

NCDSV Board Member, Professor Buel Receives Award, National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence, Austin, TX: February 2003.


Debby Tucker Quoted, "Pentagon Says Military Domestic Violence Must End," Lauren R. Taylor, Women's eNews, Washington, DC: December 4, 2001. Copyright © 2001 Women's eNews.



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