Do­mes­tic Peace Award

Washington County Enterprise-Leader - - NEWS -

Beth Goodrich, di­rec­tor of Arkansas Coali­tion Against Do­mes­tic Vi­o­lence, right, presents state Rep. Char­lene Fite with the 2018 Do­mes­tic Peace award in honor of her work on be­half of vic­tims of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence. In pre­sent­ing the award, Goodrich noted Fite was lead spon­sor of 2017 leg­is­la­tion ded­i­cat­ing $25 from each con­vic­tion of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence or from each or­der of pro­tec­tion be sent to a safe shel­ter. This pro­vides a source of fund­ing for the shel­ters at no ex­pense to the tax­pay­ers.

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