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March
24th

Stalking victims deserve new law

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” 
―Joseph Heller, Catch 22 

Imagine a very real and credible threat so pervasive you must constantly be on alert.  It alters your life, forcing you to check the exits everytime you go somewhere and always have an escape plan handy.

Now imagine that you are not a soldier in a combat zone or  an undercover operative on covert assignment. Your reality is far less intriguing – you are a victim of a stalker.

Unlike dangerous professions, or their Hollywood equivalent, there is nothing mysterious about stalking

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