National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2019, 52737-52738 [2019-21616]

Download as PDF 52737 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 84, No. 191 Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Title 3— Proclamation 9933 of September 27, 2019 The President National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Domestic violence poisons relationships, destroys lives, and shatters the bedrock of our society—the family. Homes should be places of comfort and stability where love and mutual respect thrive. Domestic violence erodes this environment, leaving many Americans in potentially life-threatening situations. As a Nation, we must resolve to have zero tolerance for acts of domestic violence. During National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment to empowering survivors and ending this deeply destructive abuse. Domestic violence affects Americans regardless of income, race, gender, or socioeconomic status. Still, women make up a disproportionately higher number of victims of domestic violence, with nearly half of female homicide victims killed by a current or former male partner. Each of us has a duty to speak out against these crimes and to make every effort to prevent such tragedies from occurring. Together, we can ensure those who have suffered at the hands of abusers receive needed care and support, and we can protect potential victims from future abuse. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PRESDOC My Administration has made it a priority to provide victims of domestic violence with needed assistance. The Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) funds critical services and training across the country to prevent domestic violence and to support law enforcement efforts to hold domestic violence offenders accountable for their crimes. To support law enforcement in Alaska Native villages and address the complex, unique, and dire public safety challenges those communities are facing, OVW is funding specialized training and technical assistance on enforcement of Tribal protection orders. In fiscal years 2018 and 2019, approximately $8 billion—a historic amount—has been made available for victim services through the Department of Justice’s Office for Victims of Crime, funding more than 3,000 domestic violence local service providers and national domestic violence hotlines. These services assist more than 2 million domestic violence victims annually, helping individuals and families heal from physical and psychological wounds. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides resources to help survivors of domestic violence rebuild safe, stable, and self-sufficient lives. HHS supports initiatives to train healthcare providers to assist those who have suffered from domestic violence. Through Project Catalyst, clinics are educating all patients about domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking, and they are connecting people in need to local service providers. In fiscal year 2019, HHS provided 143 grants to Tribes and Tribal organizations to assist in efforts to increase public awareness about domestic violence and to provide immediate shelter and supportive services for victims and their children. This month, we strengthen our resolve to ensure homes are places of refuge, comfort, and protection—and not places of fear and abuse. We renew our commitment to support and protect victims, hold perpetrators accountable, and prevent violence before it starts. We strive to eliminate domestic violence VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 01, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\02OCD0.SGM 02OCD0 52738 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 2, 2019 / Presidential Documents in all its horrific forms in order to sustain the hope of a better life for victims and to foster safer homes and relationships for all Americans. NOW, THEREFORE, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim October 2019 as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I call upon all Americans to stand firm in condemning domestic violence and supporting survivors of these crimes in finding the safety and recovery they need. I also call upon all Americans to support, recognize, and trust in the efforts of law enforcement and public health and social services providers to hold offenders accountable, protect victims of crime and their communities, and prevent future violence. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-seventh day of September, in the year of our Lord two thousand nineteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-fourth. [FR Doc. 2019–21616 Filed 10–1–19; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 01, 2019 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\02OCD0.SGM 02OCD0 Trump.EPS</GPH> khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PRESDOC Billing code 3295–F0–P

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Vol. 84

Wednesday,

No. 191

October 2, 2019

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The President





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Proclamation 9933--National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2019



Proclamation 9934--Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, 2019



Proclamation 9935--National Hunting and Fishing Day, 2019



Executive Order 13889--Continuance of Certain Federal Advisory 
Committees


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Federal Register / Vol. 84 , No. 191 / Wednesday, October 2, 2019 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Proclamation 9933 of September 27, 2019

                
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2019

                By the President of the United States of America

                A Proclamation

                Domestic violence poisons relationships, destroys 
                lives, and shatters the bedrock of our society--the 
                family. Homes should be places of comfort and stability 
                where love and mutual respect thrive. Domestic violence 
                erodes this environment, leaving many Americans in 
                potentially life-threatening situations. As a Nation, 
                we must resolve to have zero tolerance for acts of 
                domestic violence. During National Domestic Violence 
                Awareness Month, we reaffirm our steadfast commitment 
                to empowering survivors and ending this deeply 
                destructive abuse.

                Domestic violence affects Americans regardless of 
                income, race, gender, or socioeconomic status. Still, 
                women make up a disproportionately higher number of 
                victims of domestic violence, with nearly half of 
                female homicide victims killed by a current or former 
                male partner. Each of us has a duty to speak out 
                against these crimes and to make every effort to 
                prevent such tragedies from occurring. Together, we can 
                ensure those who have suffered at the hands of abusers 
                receive needed care and support, and we can protect 
                potential victims from future abuse.

                My Administration has made it a priority to provide 
                victims of domestic violence with needed assistance. 
                The Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against 
                Women (OVW) funds critical services and training across 
                the country to prevent domestic violence and to support 
                law enforcement efforts to hold domestic violence 
                offenders accountable for their crimes. To support law 
                enforcement in Alaska Native villages and address the 
                complex, unique, and dire public safety challenges 
                those communities are facing, OVW is funding 
                specialized training and technical assistance on 
                enforcement of Tribal protection orders. In fiscal 
                years 2018 and 2019, approximately $8 billion--a 
                historic amount--has been made available for victim 
                services through the Department of Justice's Office for 
                Victims of Crime, funding more than 3,000 domestic 
                violence local service providers and national domestic 
                violence hotlines. These services assist more than 2 
                million domestic violence victims annually, helping 
                individuals and families heal from physical and 
                psychological wounds.

                The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 
                provides resources to help survivors of domestic 
                violence rebuild safe, stable, and self-sufficient 
                lives. HHS supports initiatives to train healthcare 
                providers to assist those who have suffered from 
                domestic violence. Through Project Catalyst, clinics 
                are educating all patients about domestic violence, 
                sexual violence, and human trafficking, and they are 
                connecting people in need to local service providers. 
                In fiscal year 2019, HHS provided 143 grants to Tribes 
                and Tribal organizations to assist in efforts to 
                increase public awareness about domestic violence and 
                to provide immediate shelter and supportive services 
                for victims and their children.

                This month, we strengthen our resolve to ensure homes 
                are places of refuge, comfort, and protection--and not 
                places of fear and abuse. We renew our commitment to 
                support and protect victims, hold perpetrators 
                accountable, and prevent violence before it starts. We 
                strive to eliminate domestic violence

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                in all its horrific forms in order to sustain the hope 
                of a better life for victims and to foster safer homes 
                and relationships for all Americans.

                NOW, THEREFORE, I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the 
                United States of America, by virtue of the authority 
                vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the 
                United States, do hereby proclaim October 2019 as 
                National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I call upon 
                all Americans to stand firm in condemning domestic 
                violence and supporting survivors of these crimes in 
                finding the safety and recovery they need. I also call 
                upon all Americans to support, recognize, and trust in 
                the efforts of law enforcement and public health and 
                social services providers to hold offenders 
                accountable, protect victims of crime and their 
                communities, and prevent future violence.

                IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this 
                twenty-seventh day of September, in the year of our 
                Lord two thousand nineteen, and of the Independence of 
                the United States of America the two hundred and forty-
                fourth.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

[FR Doc. 2019-21616
Filed 10-1-19; 11:15 am]
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