Domestic violence proclamation signed at McCracken County Courthouse
The folks with Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center joined local lawmakers and law enforcement at the McCracken County courthouse Friday for the signing of a domestic violence proclamation.
The proclamation declares October 2015 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in McCracken County.
The proclamation says domestic violence "is an epidemic affecting individuals in every community, regardless of age, economic status, race, religion, nationality or educational background," and that the consequences of it "can cross generations and truly last a lifetime."
It goes on to say that Merryman House will join local leaders in a public awareness campaign to increase public understanding of the issues surrounding domestic violence.