Duo helps stamp out domestic violence

March 23rd, 2004

Rep. Cheri Jahn, D-Wheat Ridge, is hoping that something as simple as paying the bills or sending a letter will help put an end to domestic violence.

Jahn introduced a resolution with Sen. Norma Anderson, R-Lakewood, that shows strong support for the prevention of domestic violence in Colorado and that also supports a Stop Family Violence fundraising stamp.

The stamp, available at post offices costs 45 cents. The extra 8 cents from each stamp sale go to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support domestic violence prevention programs and shelters in Colorado and nationwide.

Gov. Bill Owens proclaimed March 15 "Colorado stamps out Domestic Violence Day."

The stamp features a crying child, with sun and clouds over her head, which represent the girl

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