Another Nevadan has Died at the Hands of Her Partner

The man who allegedly beat his girlfriend claims he was trying to stop her from choking. She died after spending the two weeks in the hospital in a coma.

Nevada has among the highest rates of domestic violence and deaths in domestic violence instances in the country. Nevada has a long history of ignoring both domestic and sexual violence against women.  It's the direct result of the lack of political will to spend money on a judicial system and police force that would aid women in distress. It is also the direct result of a culture in Nevada that views working class women - women in the transient hospitality industry specifically - as unworthy of services and expenditures.  

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