Sexual abuse is done by those with power, regardless of gender, to those without power, regardless of gender. Be it a parent, grandparent, uncle or aunt, cousin, sibling, sexual abuse within a family is called incest. No child should be made into a means of sexual gratification for anyone, and if you see changes in… Continue reading Victory over Violence Pt III
There is a growing shift in juvenile justice reform coined the “raise the age” initiative, in which legislators are pushing to raise the age of juvenile jurisdiction. While most states advocate age 17 or 18, there are some states campaigning jurisdiction for juveniles age 21 and under. Much has recently been discovered revealing the brain doesn’t finish developing… Continue reading You can help
Lonoke has always had issues with elected officials, prominent members of the community, and old families abusing power. One could argue that it goes all the way back to owning slaves, and the reputation of those in Lonoke that were especially brutal masters. Growing up with an abusive father, I knew what it was like… Continue reading So, why now?
On January 18, 1997, just hours after the murders of Joe, Barbara, and Heather Stocks, interviews by investigators are documented to have begun; the first at 7:50 a.m., the last at approximately 8:15 p.m. According to documents of the Arkansas Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division (ASP-DCID), nineteen interviews were held at numerous locations; Arkadelphia Police… Continue reading Omission or Oversight?
I have been deeply moved by the recent stories about Child Advocacy Centers, and how they aid children, who have been abused, to talk to those that can and will aid them. A few weeks ago there was a story on the news about these centers in the state of Arkansas and how they need… Continue reading Hear us, even if we only whisper.
Sexual abuse seems to be everywhere these days, especially in the places that everyone feels that children should be safe. Schools should be a place of education, in both books and social interactions, but these days those in such positions of power use it to fill personal needs. Teachers, coaches, principals, and tutors, for example,… Continue reading Hear my words . . .
It is said that knowledge is power. Given that statement to be true, there are, and always have been, some powerful people connected to the Stocks’ family murders. A pastor by the name of Robert Marble was knowledgeable of facts that made him quite powerful in 1997. Marble could have been a powerful figure in… Continue reading Knowledge is power.