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File #: RES 18-1754    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/17/2018
Title: Declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince, Amy Brendmoen, Dan Bostrom, Mitra Jalali, Rebecca Noecker, Dai Thao, Chris Tolbert
Declaring October Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

WHEREAS the City Council of Saint Paul, Minnesota recognizes that living free from domestic violence is a fundamental human right; and

WHEREAS domestic violence affects women, children and men of all races, sexual orientations and identities, spiritual beliefs, ages, educational backgrounds and economic conditions; and

WHEREAS domestic violence involves physical, sexual, psychological and economic abuse, intimidation and isolation; and

WHEREAS domestic violence is a pattern of abuse used by a person to control and oppress another, and one in four women are beaten or raped by a partner during adulthood; and

WHEREAS in 2017, at least twenty-four Minnesotans lost their lives as a result of domestic violence; and

WHEREAS only one in every five domestic violence victims ever seek services and in the past ten years an estimated 80% of the women murdered in Minnesota died due to domestic violence; and

WHEREAS the City of Saint Paul, from being home to the first domestic violence shelter in the nation to the creation of The Blueprint for Safety and establishment of Bridges to Safety Victim Service Center, is recognized as a national leader in ensuring all victims and their children are safe and dangerous perpetrators are held accountable for their violence; and

WHEREAS we as a community, from our first responders, community-based domestic violence programs, justice system workers, medical providers, educators, government systems, faith communities, businesses and community leaders and members, must continue our unified groundbreaking work, and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Saint Paul City Council declares October 2018 to be Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and

FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that - in partnership with the St. Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project, - purple flags will be hung in Council Chambers during the month of October, to honor domestic violence victims and the countless c...

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10/17/2018 5:51 PMSharonAnderson For This Res 18-1754OctDomesticV is vague,Ambigious, via Brendmoen aka Mrs.MikeHahmMJNelson,Mayor Melvin Carter Endorsement of Muslin Keith Ellison, Heinous Violation of the Constitutional Office of MNAG,Sharon Loyal Trump Supporter will not and must not submit to Authority/Jurisdiction of any Muslin forcing Quoran,Sharia Law on the Citizenery, Please withdraw your Endorsements.