Domestic Violence Decriminalized in Topeka, Kansas?
Due to a lack of funding in Topeka, Kansas, domestic violence will no longer be prosecuted there.
Rather than increase taxes in the Kansas capital, the city made hard budget cuts, and prosecuting misdemeanors like domestic violence were the first to go.
Since the debate began last month, more than 12 domestic violence suspects have walked out of jail free.
Domestic battery is still a state crime.
Jonathan Hunt has further details.