In this very personal hour, I detail my own experiences with violence against women, through a family tragedy that affects my personal and professional life to this day.
About 20 years ago, my sister was murdered by her husband. After years of perseverance and dedication to justice, her killer was finally brought before a court of US law.
Although I can never have my sister back, her loss provided inspiration for laws I helped pass in Virginia to help victims of domestic violence, and helped to build and maintain better facilities to help victims in crisis.
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