• 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

Help Us Re-Elect Texas State Rep. Cindy Burkett Nov. 4

Americans Ending Abuse strongly endorses our new Board member, Republican State Rep. Cindy Burkett, for re-election in Texas House District 113 in the Nov. 4 general election. Cindy is a

Americans Ending Abuse launches new website

Americans Ending Abuse launched its new website Sept. 29 and began reaching out nationwide for more and more members to help us dramatically reduce the domestic, dating,

Child abuse survivor Ashley Judd to speak in Dallas Oct. 14

Award-winning actress and child abuse survivor Ashley Judd will be the keynote speaker at TexProtects’ 10th Anniversary Celebration Dinner at the Perot Museum Oct. 14. She recently

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Adoptive parents of dead little boy Buddy Cook accuse Texas CPS of criminal actions, cover-up

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(By J.J. Smith) CLEBURNE TX – The adoptive parents of little Buddy Cook, who were charged by CPS workers with murdering their four-year-old son in March, 2013 – but were exonerated nine months later after new witness testimony and conflicting medical evidence came forth – are accusing those same CPS investigators, case workers and supervisors [...]

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Americans Ending Abuse launches new website

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Americans Ending Abuse launched its new website Sept. 29 and began reaching out nationwide for more and more members to help us dramatically reduce the domestic, dating, child & sexual abuse of women and children. The 50+ page website provides info about the non-profit, outlines what it has accomplished since its founding in 2006 and [...]

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Actress, abuse survivor Ashley Judd to speak in Dallas Oct. 14

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Award-winning actress and child abuse survivor Ashley Judd will be the keynote speaker at TexProtects’ 10th Anniversary Celebration dinner at the Perot Museum Oct. 14. She recently recounted her childhood trauma in her book, “All that is Bitter and Sweet.” TexProtect’s Founder/Executive Director Madeline McClure says they are thrilled to present Judd as they celebrate [...]

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Whippings part of Adrian Peterson’s childhood

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Here’s an excellent article by Josh Peter published this morning in USA TODAY which explains Peterson’s unfortunate upbringing and how he was whipped by his father, who served time in prison for distributing cocaine and money laundering. No wonder Peterson also resorted to using a “switch” (tree branch) to discipline his sons. He’s just continued [...]