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Propper Wife Beatings? There’s No Such Thing


In a One News Now Article ‘Gift’ for Muslim couples = proper wife beatings? tells us a “prolific writer on almost every topic of Islamic learning” has published a new handbook for Muslim men who want to beat their wives. Hazrat Maulana … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Linked to Forced Abortion


Timothy Kindle, 23, from Converse County, Wyoming, is facing up to 10 years in prison for killing his  girlfriend’s unborn baby. According to police, Kindle, who had a history of committing domestic violence, repeatedly beat his 17-year-old partner over several months because … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence: Three Women Killed for Refusing Abortion


24-year-old Tiffany Gillespie was pregnant with her third child when she was shot to death by her boyfriend Aaron Fitzpatrick. The murder happened on February 16. The victim’s relationship with Fitzpatrick was “troubled” with previous incidents of domestic violence.  The police … Continue reading

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Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit for Domestic Violence Victims


Re-enactment of Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit, in English, for victims of domestic violence to use if they are leaving a dangerous abusive or stalking relationship. All detailed instructions are included in Chapter 4 of Time’s Up by Susan Murphy-Milano. http://www.susanmurphymilano.com Susan’s … Continue reading

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One out of Three Women Experience Domestic Violence


Wherever you live, someone was murdered and silenced by intimate partner violence. One out of every three women around the world has been beaten and abused at least once in her lifetime, and the person who is abusing her is usually an … Continue reading

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Halle Berry Supports Domestic Violence Victims


Well-know actress Halle Berry volunteers at Jenesse Center, a shelter for domestic violence victims, because she grew up seeing her mother abused.  Berry said she believes that experience has shaped her as an adult. “… before I’m Halle Berry, I’m … Continue reading

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California Sheriff Charged with Domestic Violence


Prosecutors on Friday charged San Francisco’s new sheriff with three misdemeanors, including domestic violence, in connection with an argument with his wife. Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, 50, faces charges of domestic violence battery, child endangerment and dissuading a witness, said the … Continue reading

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Republicans Unsupportive on Reauthorization of Domestic Violence Act


No Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the reauthorization bill for the Violence Against Women Act introduced by its chairman, Senator Patrick Leahy, and Senator Michael Crapo, a Republican of Idaho, who is not on the committee. The Republican opposition to … Continue reading

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Previously Owned Donations Needed


Previously Owned Donations Needed What do you do with what’s left behind after the death of a loved one, estate sale, garage sale, or moving sale? Donate to Go Fish Ministries, Inc., a Christian advocacy group for victims of sexual … Continue reading

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Still Choosing Life in a Culture of Death!


Just in the last few days, I’ve read about a father who threw his two year old in a creek and drowned her, a mother who threw her son out of a high window and stabbed her daughter to death, … Continue reading

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October 2011 Newsletter


Go Fish Ministries, Inc.  News Letter   Oct.1, 2011 Jesus said: Follow me and I will make you fishers for the souls of others.  Matthew 4:19 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S. M.S. Christian Counselor                   gofishministries.wordpress.com                       Contact or unsubscribe: gofishbooks@gmail.com Counselors’ Corner October … Continue reading

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Opening a Transitional Housing Shelter for Abused Women


A variety of programs and services already exist for abused victims to treat and prevent domestic violence. Since 1964, more than 1800 transitional housing shelters for abused women have been established in the United States. Initially designed to simply provide … Continue reading

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Domestic and Sexual Violence is Rampant


Waukegan – An 18-year-old, Thomas T. Albea, north suburban man has been charged with aggravated battery in connection with the death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old boy who was in his care. Cook County sheriff’s correctional officer has been charged with the … Continue reading

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October is Awareness of Breast Cancer Month and Awareness of Domestic Violence Month


October is Breast Cancer Awareness month as well as Domestic ViolenceAwareness month. So in recognition of breast cancer awareness month, I wanted to give my readers some information on it, as well as my usual info on domestic violence. And just … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Silent, Stop Domestic Violence! Go Fish Ministries, Inc. Bike-a-Thon


Don’t Be Silent, Stop Domestic Violence! It Rarely Stops Video Go Fish Ministries, Inc. Bike-a-Thon In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Go Fish Ministries, Inc. will hold its first annual bike-a-thon in October to raise awareness of domestic violence … Continue reading

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Thorns on the Bud


Thorns on the Bud Domestic Violence from a child’s perspective   I cried with mama’s hot tears I sighed with mama’s breathless prayers I felt the numbness of mama’s fears I knew the heaviness of mama’s cares I heard all … Continue reading

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May 2011 Newsletter


Go Fish Ministries, Inc.  News Letter   May.1, 2011 Jesus said: Follow me and I will make you fishers for the souls of others.  Matthew 4:19 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S. M.S. Christian Counselor                   Contact or unsubscribe: gofishbooks@gmail.com Counselors’ Corner May … Continue reading

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What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible?


What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible? The Koran has some interesting things to say about women. My first concern is this passage on The Women in [4.34] Men are the maintainers of women because … Continue reading

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It’s All Grace!


A poetic glance at life at it’s hardest. It’s All Grace Three lonely days in a homeless shelter Three lonely days in jail Three days getting a psych evaluation Three amazing days of grace! Twenty years of domestic violence Twenty … Continue reading

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My Cup


A poem about taking the cup of domestic violence with prayer and humility. You may curse my name and scourge my face But my soul your wrath cannot embrace Your anger paves a path of vengeance With mean spirited words … Continue reading

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Nine Year Old Girl Raped and Murdered


  “But whoever hurts one of these little ones who believe in Me and causes them to loose faith, it would be better for that person to have a large stone hung around their neck, and be drowned in the … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Domestic Violence


A Christian Perspective of Domestic Violence Most abused women who experience domestic violence, along with their children, are caught up in or have been in a co-dependent cycle of abuse that enables the abuser to continue in the abusive behavior … Continue reading

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Coming out of the Closet Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Non-traditionally Sexually Oriented


Coming out of the Closet Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence and the Non-traditionally Sexually Oriented ©2004 Rev. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S.         We have often heard the phrase coming out of the closet from many in the non-traditionally sexually oriented … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of Abuse in the Marital Relationship


A Christian Perspective of Abuse in the Marital Relationship ©2005 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S., M.S. Many young Christian women delve into the romantic ideology of marriage, believing that they have met their Prince Charming.  They enter into that relationship blinded … Continue reading

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October Awareness of Domestic Violence Month


It Rarely Stops Video October Awareness of Domestic Violence Month©2004 The month of October is a scary time of year with Halloween fast approaching.  We prepare all month for a night of fright, a night of fun and fear.  We … Continue reading

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