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DALLAS MEN ARE TAKING A STAND

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A man never hits a woman.
A man speaks out against domestic abuse.
A man teaches his daughter she should never tolerate abuse. Not once.
A man teaches his sons to respect women.

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When domestic violence is discussed, the focus is normally on the female victim’s ability to cope mentally & physically, and ways to find help to resolve the situation. What has been missing is a discussion about manhood. What constitutes a man? Is it age? Is “man” a title that should be earned? And what happened to a man’s personal accountability for his behavior? Join us as we expose the problem and search for answers.

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Dallas Men Against Abuse in the News

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New policy in Dallas protects victims by confiscating offender’s firearms

A new policy in Dallas County will enable law enforcement to better protect victims of repeated domestic violence by confiscating firearms from convicted offenders. A new method of enforcing the the ban on firearm possession requires convicted offenders to hand over guns to a specified gun range for long term storage. Learn more about the new policy and its implications from the Dallas Morning News.
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‘Deadly Affection’ sheds light on domestic violence in North Texas

In an effort to expose the problem of domestic violence, The Dallas Morning News conducted a yearlong feature in 2014 called "Deadly Affection." The project reported the tragic stories of 39 victims of domestic homicide throughout the year, and published monthly features discussing different facets of the issue. Visit the project's homepage or read victim's individual stories for a harrowing look at domestic violence in north Texas.

Dallas teen an outstanding example of DMAA’s mission

Joshua Derrough Harvey was recognized by Sports Illustrated for his courage in standing up against domestic violence. Read Joshua's story on Fox 4 NEWS.
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‘Private Violence’ screening

The City of Dallas Domestic Violence Task Force presents the documentary "Private Violence", a feature-length documentary film that explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Free Admission & parking for the general public.

Dallas City Performance Hall
2520 Flora St
Dallas Texas 75201
October 6, 2014
7:00pm

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Father & Son Pancake Breakfast

Come as you are and enjoy a pancake breakfast with good company while learning more about this cause. They keynote speaker will be Victor Rivers, a leading national activist & spokesperson for National Network to End Domestic Violence.

RSVP info: email RSVP.MayorMike@DallasCityHall.com by Sept. 26. Other info is being finalized.

Sheraton Hotel
400 N Olive St
Dallas, TX
October 4th, 2014
9 a.m.

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Get Help

No one deserves to be abused. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please contact one of the following organizations for help.