• Family Violence is
    the Leading Cause
    of Injury to Women &
    Children in America
    Centers For Disease Control, 2011

  • 1 in 3 Women
    in the U.S.
    are Victims of
    Domestic Abuse
    Physically/sexually assaulted
    by either their husbands,
    boyfriends or exes

  • 1 in 8 Children
    Suffer From
    Abuse/Neglect
    in the U.S.
    The majority by uneducated, poor,
    minority teen mothers, living where
    violence and/or drugs exist

  • 1 in 4 Girls & 6 Boys
    Will Be Sexually
    Assaulted Before
    They Reach Age 18
    Over 90% by family members,
    friends of the family, coaches or
    someone they already know

  • 1 in 5 College Women
    Will Experience An
    Attempted or Actual
    Sexual Assault
    Before They Graduate
    Most colleges are not protecting them
    as required by law & rapists are rarely
    prosecuted or disciplined

Americans Ending Abuse is the new national grassroots
organization fighting to protect women & children from
domestic, dating, child and sexual abuse. Read the latest news
below about our efforts, plus the ongoing battle nationwide.

Texas State Rep. Cindy Burkett Joins Our Board of Directors

Texas Republican State Rep. Cindy Burkett has agreed to join the Americans Ending Abuse Board of Directors. Rep. Burkett was first elected in 2010 to represent House District 101, which included

Free New Erin's Law Website Built To Help Stop Child Sex Abuse

Americans Ending Abuse produced ErinsLaw.org for free in 2012 to help childhood sexual abuse survivor Erin Merryn lobby state legislators to protect children from sexual predators.

Our Anti-Porn Bill Became Texas Law Sept. 1, 2011

Americans Ending Abuse's bill to make it illegal for parents & guardians to show porn to their children was passed unanimously by all 181 Texas state legislators & signed by Gov. Perry during the

Board Member Cindy Burkett re-elected to TX House Dist. 113

Americans Ending Abuse Board member and State Rep. Cindy Burkett was re-elected last night with 59% of the vote to represent Texas House District 113. Rep. Burkett was first elected in 2010

Associated Press publishes our story nationwide about Cooks

Associated Press published our story nationwide Oct. 14 clarifying that felony charges of Injury To A Child against David and Angel Cook have been dismissed and CPS has

J.J. Smith aids Erin Merryn, Sen. Wayne Shaw lobby for Erin’s Law

Americans Ending Abuse founder J.J. Smith traveled to OK City Oct. 21-22 to aid and support childhood sexual assault survivor Erin Merryn and State Sen. Wayne Shaw lobby the OK legislature to

A.E.A. News Blog

Department of Economic Security: 6,000 Arizona child abuse reports not investigated

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ABC15 PHOENIX – About 6,000 cases of suspected child abuse or neglect that were reported to a statewide Arizona hotline over the past four years were never investigated, officials disclosed Thursday, calling it reason for “grave alarm.” A team at Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency improperly designated the cases “N.I.” — meaning “Not Investigated” — […]

Former Child Protective Services case worker speaks out

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ABC15 PHOENIX – A former Child Protective Services caseworker is speaking out claiming the lack of accountability is the reason why Arizona’s CPS system is broken. This CPS employee asked to remain anonymous but says the state has a responsibility to protect children. “It’s the mission of the government to keep kids safe,” she said. […]

Adrian Peterson

What Communities Are More Likely to Embrace Corporal Punishment? Let’s Look at the Data 

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HUFFINGTON POST – People in the United States probably knew very little and thought even less about corporal punishment until Adrian Peterson made headlines. Then they all started talking. Picture after picture of his four-year-old with bloody cuts all over his legs filled the web. Society was shocked that a grown man would do this […]

UVa Fraternity

A Weekend of Protest at UVA as Rolling Stone Rape Story Jolts Campus

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National leaders respond to RS investigation as students and faculty protest for change   ROLLING STONE – Debate about how to halt campus rape and the crisis at the University of Virginia dominated the national conversation this weekend, as political leaders — including Virginia’s governor and two Senators — as well as students and faculty […]