What are the odds?
In Anderson County, South Carolina one recent Saturday, police responded to the scene where a woman allegedly poured lighter fluid on her husband – because he criticized her for pawning some household items. The man declined to press charges.
In another incident in the same community on the same day, police responded to the scene where another woman allegedly struck her husband in the back with a stool. The man had “spanked” the family dog for relieving itself inside their home. This man declined to press charges as well.
One can’t help but wonder about the true reason that the husbands declined to press domestic battery charges against their wives.
And whether it is the same that so many women victims of domestic violence decline to press domestic assault charges against their husbands …