HARTFORD – In conjunction with February being Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, State Representative Rep. Doug Dubitsky (R-47) and Tim Ackert (R-8) stood alongside their fellow male lawmakers in a show of support and unity against domestic violence in a press conference sponsored by Interval House’s, Men Make a Difference, Men Against Domestic Violence group.
“Domestic violence is something all members of our community should work to prevent. As men, we have a unique opportunity to help boys understand what is expected of them in our society and what types of conduct will not be tolerated. That message must be heard early in a young man’s life and reinforced as he grows into a man,” Rep. Dubitsky said.
“I’d like to commend all of the groups involved who are working toward the reduction and elimination of all types of domestic violence,” Rep. Ackert said. “In order to ensure that violent behaviors aren’t accepted in our society all of us need to be engaged as to what is going on and it starts with raising children in environments where violent or abusive behaviors aren’t tolerated.” Read More →