Women’s Center for Advancement offers help for victims of domestic violence

Women’s Center for Advancement offers help for victims of domestic violence


THEIR LIFE AT THE HANDS OF
SOMEONE WHO WAS SUPPOSED TO LOVE
THEM. REPORTER: FRIENDS SAY JENNIFER
NORTON WAS PLANNING TO LEAVE HER
HUSBAND BRANDON. SHE’D CUT HER HAIR, GOT AN
APARTMENT, AND WAS BUYING A NEW
CAR. HER DECISION BECAME A DEADLY
ONE.>>THOSE RELATIONSHIPS CAN
BECOME VERY DANGEROUS, VERY
FAST, ESPECIALLY IF SOMEONE
TRIES TO LEAVE A RELATIONSHIP. REPORTER: ELIZABETH POWER WITH
THE WOMEN’S CENTER FOR
ADVANCEMENT SAYS THE CHANCES OF
A VICTIM ENDING UP DEAD JUMP TO
70% AS THEY TRY TO LEAVE AN
ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP. REPORTER: –>>AND WHEN SOMEONE
LEAVES THAT RELATIONSHIP, THE
PERPETRATOR LOSES ALL OF THEIR
POWER AND CONTROL, AND MANY
TIMES THEY WILL DO ANY THING TO
KEEP THAT CONTROL. REPORTER: THE WCA WANTS TO STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND GET PEOPLE
HELP. SERVICES ARE FREE, CONFIDENTIAL,
AND THEY’LL SUPPORT WHATEVER
DECISION IS MADE, WHETHER IT BE
TO GO OR STAY.>>THERE ARE PEOPLE IN THIS
COMMUNITY WHO CARE FOR YOU AND
WHO UNDERSTAND THE SITUATION YOU
ARE IN. REPORTER: A REMINDER, THAT IF
THIS STORY SOUNDS FAMILIAR, TO
REACH OUT.>>IT’S NOT THEIR FAULT. THEY DIDN’T DO ANYTHING TO
DESERVE IT. THERE’S NOTHING THAT THEY COULD
HAVE DONE, OR SHOULD HAVE DONE,
OR WOULD HAVE DONE TO MAKE THE
SITUATION BETTER, BECAUSE IT’S
THE PERPETRATOR WHO CHOSE TO BE
ABUSIVE. REPORTER: BRANDON NORTON WAS
HELD WITHOUT BOND. THE WCA SAYS THAT’S A STEP IN
THE RIGHT DIRECTION. IF YOU’RE IN NEED OF HELP, CALL
THE WCA AT 402-345-7273. THAT’S A 24 HOUR HELP L

One comment

  1. That's what you get for dating a negro…
    They will conveniently leave out that a white woman is 53% more likely to be abused or murdered by their black partner than a black woman with a white partner.
    Thought you'd all like to hear about the "raycizzt" statistics and sheeyit fam.

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