This Missouri City Banishes Domestic Violence Survivors for Calling the Police | American Civil Liberties Union

This Missouri City Banishes Domestic Violence Survivors for Calling the Police | American Civil Liberties Union:

“In 2012, the city of Maplewood, Missouri ordered Rosetta Watson to vacate her home. But the city wasn’t done punishing Watson yet and also barred her from living anywhere in the city for six months. Her offense? She called the police four times seeking protection from her abusive ex-boyfriend.”

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