“Coercive Control” changes the conversation about domestic violence

Jennifer Magnano (left) and Jennifer Dulos and their children

By Anne Grant

Connecticut legislators enacted “Jennifers’ Law” in June. It is named for two mothers, who each paid the ultimate price trying to protect herself and her family: Jennifer Magnano, murdered in 2007, and Jennifer Dulos in 2019. They and their eight children had been trapped for years in a maze of sadistic household rules and threats…