senseless murder of 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins by her boyfriend,
Kansas City Chief's linebacker Jovan Belcher, 25, and his subsequent
suicide, is a double tragedy that highlights the degree to which
domestic violence has permeated our culture. Perkins was also the mother
of a three-month old daughter fathered by Belcher, and according to
news reports, his mother and the child witnessed the murder. What is
unique about this case is that most of the original media coverage
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