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  • Petitioned NC State Government

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NC State Government

Make an exception to the one year divorce law for abused women.

    1. Tyler Sims
    2. Petition by

      Tyler Sims

      Hendersonville, NC

Women who have been and abused should not have to wait a year to get divorced from the man that hurt them. In NC the man and woman must be living seperate with no cohabilation for one year before a divorce. I dont think women who have been abused should have to wait a year for a divorce.  I have seen the affects of abuse and the year waiting only makes it worse. About two years ago my mom was a victim of abuse and that one year waiting period sucked, it was another year of waiting for it to be over, another year of still being attached to the man that hurt them. Help me change this, after this petition gets a bunch of signatures I am going to send a letter to the governor, congressmen, and senators of NC with a link to this petition, hopfully changing this law. I may only be 13 and I might not be able to change the world but I can change my world with help! Thank you for your support!

To:
NC State Government
Make an exception to the one year divorce law for abused women. They should not have to wait a year to get divorced from the man who hurt them.

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Sandra Allen FUQUARY VARINA, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      I have never had to go through any abuse but I do stand up for women who have. It is not right to have to wait one year to get a divorce from an abusive husband.

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    • Linda Eggers FREEZERLOCKER ROAD, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      I have been abused for 35 yrs

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    • annalee o`connell NORTH WILKESBOR, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      because it is not just the woman that gets hurt either physically or mentally, it's the children as well, I know first hand about this kind of pain...

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    • Gena Barnhardt HICKORY, NC
      • over 1 year ago

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    • Lindsay Smith NORTH WILKESBORO, NC
      • over 1 year ago

      I lived with a potential abuser, I left before it escalated! I also have friends and loved ones who are survivors!

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