People who take up the cause of domestic abuse usually do so because something in their personal life has galvanized them into it. Many activists have been victims themselves; others take it up because they are close friends or relatives of a victim. But occasionally bystanders are galvanized purely because they see a noxious example of domestic abuse and the indignation rises and will not go down. They have to fight for change; their consciences will not let them rest.
Here is an anecdote from Ps Jonathan McGriff, from Christian Men Against Domestic Violence.
John interviewed Jeff Crippen on BlogTalk Radio recently. (You can listen to the archived talk here.)
Both John and Jeff used to be police officers, and in sharing their experiences John told this story from his days as a young police officer.
One night about three o’clock in the morning I’m sitting up talking to…
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