The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

Connecting Point: Wounded & Weary

 


Some subjects are easy to address while others are very

difficult. This is today’s case. Abuse of any nature whether physical, emotional or sexual is extremely traumatic and sinful.

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience physical or sexual assault, and in the United States 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men are raped in their lifetime. Almost half of victims of rape in the United States were raped by an acquaintance. These statistics are alarming; behind every number is a person with a story filled with heartache and pain. We canno...



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