New Legislation Would Finally Make Emotional Abuse Illegal in the UK

A pretty remarkable piece of legislation may soon be introduced as a bill in British Parliament that would make domestic abuse involving "emotional blackmail" (but no physical violence) a crime punishable by up to 14 years in prison. No such law currently exists in the UK. » 12/29/13 2:30pm 12/29/13 2:30pm

Sticks And Stones: French Law Would Make Insults A Crime

France, for years notoriously laissez-faire when it came to domestic abuse, is making up for lost time: with proposed "anti-psychological abuse" legislation: » 1/11/10 4:20pm 1/11/10 4:20pm