Palin Signs Bill to Expand Domestic Violence Work in Alaska

Jun 24th, 2009 In: Violence in the News By: Comments 1

What?  Palin?  Why are you writing about her?  Well, the infamous Alaskan Governor recently signed a bill to expand the participation in the state Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.  This is a great move towards change throughout a state where violence against women is a huge problem!  The statistics of Alaska expose that over 75% of Alaskans have experienced, or know someone, who has experienced a violent relationship; and the rape rate is 2.5 times the national average.  Alaskan women need help and organizations in place that can make a difference, and hopefully this newly signed bill means progress!  Maybe Governor Palin should host a screening of Sin by Silence? 

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