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KILLINGS: Educate readers about domestic violence

Re: “Spanaway man pleads not guilty in deaths” (TNT, 8-31).

The tragedy of the Holmes’ murders is made worse by the coverage as The News Tribune misses another opportunity to inform. This was not, as reported, a “dispute” or “slaying.” It was an act of domestic violence, plain and simple.

The TNT should use these all- too-common tragedies to educate the public. By consistently using the label “domestic violence” to describe these acts, readers will come to understand that this is a pervasive problem that has a devastating impact on our community.

Imagine the lives that could be saved

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