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The article reports, “The Senate on Thursday passed legislation establishing new employment rights for victims of domestic violence that will help victims keep their jobs and increase long-term economic productivity. The vote was 34-0. The bill has wide support from advocacy organizations and the business community.”
The article reports, “A co-founder of Duluth’s world-renowned Domestic Abuse Intervention Project and a woman considered the ‘mother’ of domestic violence intervention has died. Ellen Pence, 63, died Friday morning after a long struggle with breast cancer.”
Since 2004, advocates across the country have observed National Stalking Awareness Month in January, in an effort to educate society about this pervasive crime.