FREEDOM’S GATE: Rebecca L. Mahan on American domestic violence now on demand

FREEDOM’S GATE: Rebecca L. Mahan on American domestic violence now on demand

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Rebecca L. Mahan, a U.S. Marine veteran and law enforcement official will be discussing her solutions to dealing with domestic violence.

Rebecca L. Mahan brings domestic violence out of the darkness in America

Domestic violence is a nightmare that touches nearly every household in America, and its victims can be as old as 85 and as young as a newborn.

In America, according to the National Violence Organization,  every nine seconds a woman is assaulted or beaten. In fact each day nearly three women are murdered by their boyfriends or husbands. One out of three women will become a victim of abuse, and in far too many cases the abuser is a member of the victim’s own family.

A man who witnessed domestic violence between his parents as a child is twice as likely to become an abuser of his wife as an adult. In addition, an estimated eight million work days are lost annually by domestic abuse victims in the United States. This figure equals nearly 32,000 full-time jobs.

Although there are local, state and federal agencies and organizations available to  assist domestic violence victims, a report on 10 countries that document domestic abuse have found that 55 to 95 percent of women never contact shelters, law enforcement or non-governmental organizations to seek assistance. Instead these women decide to remain in the darkness.

Rebecca L. Mahan, a U.S. Marine veteran and law enforcement official who spent 10 years as a field training officer will be discussing her solutions to dealing with domestic violence on “Standing at Freedom’s Gate.” Mahan has been spent  over 20 years studying domestic violence and working with victims of traumatic events.

She is the creator of the V.O.T.E.  (Victims Overcoming Traumatic Events) Program, which is primarily designed to help victims overcome domestic violence.

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Kevin Fobbs
Kevin Fobbs began writing professionally in 1975. He has been published in the "New York Times," and has written for the "Detroit News," "Michigan Chronicle," “GOPUSA,” "Soul Source" and "Writers Digest" magazines as well as the Ann Arbor and Cleveland "Examiner," "Free Patriot," "Conservatives4 Palin" and "Positively Republican." The former daily host of The Kevin Fobbs Show on conservative News Talk WDTK - 1400 AM in Detroit, he is also a published author. His Christian children’s book, “Is There a Lion in My Kitchen,” hit bookstores in 2014. He writes for Communities Digital News, and his weekly show "Standing at Freedom’s Gate" on Community Digital News Hour tackles the latest national and international issues of freedom, faith and protecting the homeland and heartland of America as well as solutions that are needed. Fobbs also writes for Clash Daily, Renew America and BuzzPo. He covers Second Amendment, Illegal Immigration, Pro-Life, patriotism, terrorism and other domestic and foreign affairs issues. As the former 12-year Community Concerns columnist with The Detroit News, he covered community, family relations, domestic abuse, education, business, government relations, and community and business dispute resolution. Fobbs obtained a political science and journalism degree from Eastern Michigan University in 1978 and attended Wayne State University Law School. He spearheaded and managed state and national campaigns as well as several of President George W. Bush's White House initiatives in areas including Education, Social Security, Welfare Reform, and Faith-Based Initiatives.