George Hickey
George Hickey

No living thing should be abused.

Val Nieters
Val Nieters
  • George Hickey

AMEN!

Winifred Smith
Winifred Smith

No one should have to live in fear.

Shannah Parkhurst Myren
Shannah Parkhurst Myren
  • Winifred Smith

i dont any more

Bill Ronan
Bill Ronan

Over 1/2 of domestic abuse is women abusing men. Is this part of your definition of abuse? Are false allegations of abuse considered abuse. If you include these I will gladly sign. If not you are simply taking sides and in most cases according to the research are on the wrong side. We all want to stop abuse. But not just for one group of people while the other group gets to do whatever it wants in the form of abuse and are never held accountable.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Bill Ronan

Bill, we take a public health approach, a scientific approach. Fact based and peer reviewed. Most of our data comes from the CDC. The only side we have is stopping abuse.

Kevin Cline
Kevin Cline
  • Bill Ronan

didnt you know that women never beat up men nor do guys ever get raped??? dv lfeminazi obby propoganda

Shaheen Siddiquie
Shaheen Siddiquie
  • Bill Ronan

i understand where you coming from,i will add this in my cause and u can sign it check it then read and sign alright..http://www.causes.com/profiles/183617053

Jorgia Barker
Jorgia Barker
  • Bill Ronan

When I was in Protected Custody Bill there were Men there as well, I would commend them for taking that Step in their life, if more Men would come forward just as the Women do well I think it would be awesome for their stories to be told out loud. In Certain places in Georgia it's overlooked while other places do have zero tolerance, your support would help please. Jorgia.

Cecelia Smith
Cecelia Smith
  • Bill Ronan

Yes, I am also aware that it happens to males as well; Of course false allegations are not abuse, but of course, it cannot always be proven, depending how long ago things happened etc. I do not take sides, I am just against abuse, and obviously against real abuse; not just mere allegations. But what I am also against is the fact that a lot of people that are actually abused, that do talk out about it, get made to feel like they are the perpetrators, when they were the ones that never did...

Yes, I am also aware that it happens to males as well; Of course false allegations are not abuse, but of course, it cannot always be proven, depending how long ago things happened etc. I do not take sides, I am just against abuse, and obviously against real abuse; not just mere allegations. But what I am also against is the fact that a lot of people that are actually abused, that do talk out about it, get made to feel like they are the perpetrators, when they were the ones that never did anything wrong in the first place. Tends to be often the case that the ones that cause the abuse get supported and backed up by all the right kinds of people, and by that I mean people that work in the legal system, and services such like and if you ask me I think that it should all be re evaluated as to who should be fired in those positions and who should actually be taken on to work in those positions; I would rather think you should have to get rid of the corrupt that are working in the powerful positions first and replace them with the non corrupt, or as non corrupt as one can be in this world! Because otherwise, for the most part, abusers will get backed up and supported by these people, and will continue to at least not receive any kind of punishment from the criminal justice system, of which, I would call the most of that a joke, because for the most part it is no justice, whatever the cause! That's why you then get people taking the law into their own hands in certain situations!

Saud Mohammed
Saud Mohammed

Thanks to everyone that took the pledge.I was the victim of rape myself at the age of 19.I was raped by three people at the same time, it was a horrible experience that I still carry with me now at the age of 53.I think I will never forget this horrible experience throughout my life.I hope that any child, woman, girl, man will never go through this experience.I still take medicine today.Time will only show.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Saud Mohammed

Abuse, sexual physical and emotional, affects half the population meaning we're all survivors or supporters. Thank you for taking the pledge, I was raped at 10 years old. I like to think of my scars as battle honors but I too carry them today.

Latonya Johnson
Latonya Johnson

I understand your plight. My mom whipped me one night in a drunken rage because my sister once again broke curfew. The weapon on choice a bunkbed slat. Once she was done my only means of mobility was to drag myself while using my left hand and elbow as my older brother held her off by threatening to break her bottle of wine which was used on the back of my head to stike the last blow. I forgave her I was only 9 years of age. This man needs to be fired because he is going to become...

I understand your plight. My mom whipped me one night in a drunken rage because my sister once again broke curfew. The weapon on choice a bunkbed slat. Once she was done my only means of mobility was to drag myself while using my left hand and elbow as my older brother held her off by threatening to break her bottle of wine which was used on the back of my head to stike the last blow. I forgave her I was only 9 years of age. This man needs to be fired because he is going to become supper cocky and make a bad judgement residing over a case because he already got away with a crime. Put him in jail to make an example of him. Parents wake up and stop beating your children because like my sister your children will grow up and beat you. Spankings are acceptable but I did nothing to deserve what I got except set around my mother constantly to make sure she got a blanket and pillow after she passed out. GOD BLESS

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Latonya Johnson

Thanks for sharing your story. Violence is like a disease that gets passed from generation to generation. When we take the pledge we say, we're going to make sure we do our bit to stop it. Stop it in our homes, workplaces and everywhere else. We all have a right to a life free of abuse.

Ty Kerr
Ty Kerr

All in my group will be encouraged to speak up and prevent those around them from bullying, hazing and harassing others while inspiring and sharing a positive mental attitude.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Ty Kerr

Thanks for your leadership.

Alice D. Rosenfeld
Alice D. Rosenfeld

I'd love to know who's NOT opposed to abuse!

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Alice D. Rosenfeld

Thanks Alice! I often think I have the best job in the world. Everybody wants us to succeed once they understand the awful impact abuse has on our communities.

Billy Murray
Billy Murray

glad to be able to help, everyone knows someone who has or will go through this brutal act of violence, you will always have my full support , hope all is good , your friend forever Billy.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Billy Murray

Yes, sadly we're all either survivors or supporters!

Cindy M. Guillot
Cindy M. Guillot

Domestic Violence, it's a crime when the abuser admitted to the beating and evidence of bruises to the cops, but , the officers don't arrest him but, they give their number for me to call if I need anything. This has been gone for 10yrs. I'm getting a divorce but, I'm sacrificing not seeing my heads he's threatened my friends life and stalk them and all I can do is stay in hiding I have to hire another attorney, now I have him with auderlty, drugs and he admitted to beating me a cop help me...

Domestic Violence, it's a crime when the abuser admitted to the beating and evidence of bruises to the cops, but , the officers don't arrest him but, they give their number for me to call if I need anything. This has been gone for 10yrs. I'm getting a divorce but, I'm sacrificing not seeing my heads he's threatened my friends life and stalk them and all I can do is stay in hiding I have to hire another attorney, now I have him with auderlty, drugs and he admitted to beating me a cop help me get away but, my case is so, screwed out that I have to just have patience when your homeless, sick and he is with my kids I've met some of his drug dealers the whores one died of a std and I'm the one that has to live each day not letting my guard down by the grace of God, and the women's shelter and the judge

Betty Whitmore
Betty Whitmore
  • Cindy M. Guillot

I will pray for u, and every day I thank
God that I am no longer a victum of the hubbie and the mental health system.....The city finally removed the hubbie in 1996 after 26 1/2 yrs of abuse and being called crazy and having the community believing it....I am still shunned because of him and the mental healthy system..., but t least I have peace and am happy and content....he died 3 yrs ago which gave me what he had.....so God did have to justify things in the end....HOPE U HAVE BETTER story asap!!!

Michael Nemeth
Michael Nemeth

I would love to be apart of this pledge, because myself was once a victim,

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Michael Nemeth

Me too, thanks for getting involved. Working together we're already making a difference.

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