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Harvey Weinstein, Roy Moore and a Texas mass shooting

Recently, our media feed has been flooded with news surrounding Harvey Weinstein’s sexual predatory behaviors towards women, the mass shooting in Texas where the shooter had a history of abusing his wife and child, and the allegations of child sexual abuse against Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore.

Sexual violence, domestic violence and child abuse are three issues Hopeful Horizons encounters every day as we work with victims of these crimes to provide support, safety, healing and justice. These recent events have gained attention because someone powerful and famous was involved in a crime, or it was a mass casualty event.

However, most of the time, these crimes happen within a culture of silence.

The reality is that one in every 10 children will be a victim of sexual abuse by the time he or she turns 18. One in four women and one in seven men will experience severe physical

Read more at: http://www.islandpacket.com/opinion/op-ed/article188647209.html

Watch Julianne Moore, Emma Stone and Melissa McCarthy Urge You to Demand Stricter Gun Laws

Some of the biggest A-listers are making their voices heard after the Las Vegas mass shooting.

Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Elizabeth Banks, Melissa McCarthy and more celebs participated in an Everytown PSA that helps citizens get involved by reaching out to their members of Congress. The video urges viewers to call their senators about gun regulation laws.

“The mass shooting in Las Vegas has all of us grieving, scared and angry,” Stone says.

In the video, Bill Hader, Banks and Stone tell people to text the Reject the NRA movement. As they explain in the PSA, the message connects the sender to Everytown for Gun

Read more at: http://people.com/celebrity/julianne-moore-emma-stone-gun-laws-psa/