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October is Domestic Violence Awareness month


JUNEAU (AP) — Gov. Sean Parnell has proclaimed October to be Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Alaska.

Since taking office, combatting domestic violence and sexual assault has been a part of Parnell's legislative agenda.

He has called the violence a scourge, and in his proclamation, says violence within the home and within relationships “breaks the core of the human spirit and jeopardizes the humanity that exists in every community.”

He says everyone has the right to live without harm or fear of harm.

Parnell asks all Alaskans to “Choose Respect by not standing by while others ar...

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