Jodi’s Law in action!

October 18, 2008

Jodi’s Law has been used multiple times in Kansas since its’ implementation on July 1, 2008.

http://news.kfdi.com/News/Story/tabid/5154/story/26540/Default.aspx

This is just another example of the need to increase anti-stalking laws in other states.

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Thurber will have a competency hearing.

September 25, 2008

Thurber competency hearing
spacer  ONLINE EXTRA – The defense in the Justin Thurber capital murder case believes Thurber is incompetent to stand trial at this time based on an investigation including consultation with a mental health professional, according to a court document that was released to the press today. The competency hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Cowley County Courthouse.

For more information visit www.arkcity.net


Help Spread the Word onthe Need for Changes in the Current Laws

February 2, 2008

Help spread the word about Jodi’s Law.Items have been created at Cafe Press in an effort to spread the word about Jodi’s Law.These items have no mark up and the item price is the direct price Cafe Press charges to produce the items.If you are interested in supporting efforts like Jodi’s Law you may make contributions to the National Center for Victims of Crime at http://www.ncvc.org/Jodi’s Law item can be found at www.cafepress.com/jodislaw


Kansas Stalking Law Changes

January 25, 2008

http://primebuzz.kcstar.com/?q=node/9674


Stalking about power and control ‘They’re hunting human beings’

January 23, 2008

Stalking about power and control ‘They’re hunting human beings’
01/18/2008, 10:59 pm Comment on this story
TAMMIE SLOUP, tammies@mywebtimes.com, 815-431-4048

Your friends may laugh at you. An authority figure may tell you you’re overreacting. Some may even tell you to feel flattered.
But being stalked isn’t funny. It’s not only creepy, it’s dangerous and can lead to physically harming altercations.
About 83 percent of those who are stalked do not report the incidents, said Natalie R. Alexander, prevention director of A Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Service, Thursday during a presentation centering on intimate partner stalking at Illinois Valley Community College.

http://mywebtimes.com/ottnews/archives/ottawa/display.php?id=351929


Writing Your Law Maker

August 24, 2007

There are many sites that offer the contact information to your individual lawmaker.

The National Education Association offers a brief article discussing writing an effective letter.
http://www.nea.org/lac/writing.html

State Legislator Contact Information –
Do an Internet search for your state’s information

US Senate Contact Link
http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm

US House of Representatives Contact Link
http://www.house.gov/writerep/


Stalking Resource Center

August 24, 2007

The Stalking Resource Center provides statistics, model stalking law verbiage, help for victims and current stlaking law cases.

http://www.ncvc.org/src/Main.aspx