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Comprehensive legislation will help Alabama fight plague of domestic violence: guest opinion from All Alabama, 03/23/2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

In our nation, a woman is beaten every nine seconds. One in four women will experience severe physical abuse in their lifetime. Annually 10 million children witness their mothers being beaten inside their own homes. Approximately three women are murdered every day by those who promised to love them.

Domestic violence does not discriminate, and it is prevalent in every demographic, race, sex, economic status, and every state–including our sweet home Alabama.

As a wife, mother, grandmother, and Alabama’s First Lady, how can I see these statistics and not effect change?

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