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House Proceeding 02-02-10 on Feb 2nd, 2010 :: 1:14:10 to 1:17:20
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Hank Johnson

1:13:52 to 1:14:12( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: pass h.r. 960. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 960, resolution expressing support for designation of january, 2010, as national stalking awareness month to raise awareness and encourage prevention of stalking. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from georgia, mr johnson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. poe, each will

Hank Johnson

1:14:10 to 1:17:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Hank Johnson

Hank Johnson

1:14:56 to 1:15:17( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: different behaviors, such as wanted phone calls, letters or eils, the victim being followed or a stalker showing up at places without a legitimate reason. andhile these individual acts may not be criminal in and of

Hank Johnson

1:15:18 to 1:15:40( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: themselves, collectively and repetively, these can make the victims fear for his or her safety. this crime of stalking can be extremely dangerous. the fear and mental anguish that stalking causes can leave a victim's life in shambles. anxiety, insomnia or severe

Hank Johnson

1:15:41 to 1:16:01( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: depression is much more prevalent among stalking victims than within the general population. this is especially the case if the stalking involves being followed or having one's property destroyed. over 12% of employed stalking

Hank Johnson

1:16:02 to 1:16:22( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: victims report losing time from work as a result of their victimization and more than half lose five days of work or more. in fact, many stalking victims have been forced to relocate their residences and they often need psychological counseling.

Hank Johnson

1:16:23 to 1:16:43( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: stalking is often a precursor to physical attacks on a victim. this is why stalking is a crime in all 50 states and in the district of columbia, with the crime under federal law as well.

Hank Johnson

1:16:44 to 1:17:05( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: over 75% of women murdered by an intimate partner had been stalked by that partner before being killed. victims are increasingly vulnerable to the crime of stalking with advances in technology, giving stalkers more access to the victim's personal information.

Hank Johnson

1:17:06 to 1:17:21( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: i would like to thank my judiciary committee colleague, the gentleman from texas, ted poe, for introducing this bipartisan resolution and i urge my colleagues to join me in supporting house resolution 960

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