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Experts look for why of Meza family tragedy

...Mezas, a father, mother and three children found dead in their burned out home last week. "I'm angry," said Vicki Bourus, executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. "As a state, we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/16/met_425461.shtml
Metro
Fight S.C. abuse

...issue. The proposal has rightly drawn praise from advocates for battered women and anti-domestic violence activists. Vicki Bourus, executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, praised Hodges for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/25/edi_280868.shtml
Editorials
Bill would close domestic violence loophole

...worked on the bill with Scott Richardson, the director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance. Ms. Erickson and Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, say they're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2009-11-23/bill-would-close-domesti
Government | Government
School dating-violence bill stalls

...dating." He said other aspects of the proposal appeared to be more appropriate for law enforcement, not schools. Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, said learning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/26/met_512710.shtml
Metro
Alarming statistics

...Edgefield County recently reported the sheriff's office gets at least one domestic violence call a day. Obviously, as Vicki Bourus, executive director of the state Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, notes, this is a serious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/20/op_302072.shtml
Opinion columns
Bill cuts provision on age of consent

...the legislation were "sideswiped" last week by the House's decision not to exempt victims of rape or incest, said Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. "I was quite...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/27/met_121953.shtml
Metro
Ceremony commemorates 30 S.C. victims of domestic violence

...were family members of victims, clutching pictures and other mementos of their loved ones. Others were advocates like Vicki Bourus, director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in Columbia, who has lost four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/02/met_393329.shtml
Metro
Surge of emotions fueling legislation with more teeth

...one person from remaining in this kind of situation, it's worth it." And extensive counseling is needed, said Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Based on 18...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/02/met_451938.shtml
Metro
Domestic violence laws faulted

...2.14 per 100,000 rate, ranked ninth in the study. "South Carolina has never been out of the top five," said Vicki Bourus, the executive director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. "Clearly there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/01/met_392994.shtml
Metro
SC domestic-violence bills face hurdles

...Larry Martin, R-Pickens, and Gerald Malloy, D-Darlington, and Rep. Keith Kelly, R-Woodruff, heard from Vicki Bourus, who heads the S.C. Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Assault, and Laura Hudson, executive director of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-03-23/passing-sc-domestic-violence
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