President Donald Trump proclaimed April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, following in the footsteps of his presidential predecessor President Barack Obama.
“We recommit ourselves this month to establishing a culture of respect and appreciation for the dignity of every human being,” Trump said in a statement.
The proclamation noted that on average there are 300,000 instances of rape or other sexual assault crimes committed every year, and vowed that his administration would fight to protect people from sexual violence. He also committed to fighting child pornography. The statement also called for young people to hold their peers accountable and adults to teach men and boys to prevent violence.
“Our families, schools, and communities must encourage respect for women and children, who are the vast majority of victims, and promote healthy personal relationships,” the statement read.
On Wednesday, First Lady Melania Trump also gave a speech calling for “the international community to stand up against violence toward women and children and declared the need for promoting women’s empowerment” at the State Department’s International Women of Courage Award ceremony.
Trump’s committment to the issue of sexual assault drew predictable hatred from the left and Never Trumpers.
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2017 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH, 2017
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
At the heart of our country is the emphatic belief that every person has unique and infinite value. We dedicate each April to raising awareness about sexual abuse and recommitting ourselves to fighting it. Women, children, and men have inherent dignity that should never be violated.
According to the Department of Justice, on average there are more than 300,000 instances of rape or other sexual assault that afflict our neighbors and loved ones every year. Behind these painful statistics are real people whose lives are profoundly affected, at times shattered, and who are invariably in need of our help, commitment, and protection.
As we recognize National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we are reminded that we all share the responsibility to reduce and ultimately end sexual violence. As a Nation, we must develop meaningful strategies to eliminate these crimes, including increasing awareness of the problem in our communities, creating systems that protect vulnerable groups, and sharing successful prevention strategies.
My Administration, including the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services, will do everything in its power to protect women, children, and men from sexual violence. This includes supporting victims, preventing future abuse, and prosecuting offenders to the full extent of the law. I have already directed the Attorney General to create a task force on crime reduction and public safety. This task force will develop strategies to reduce crime and propose new legislation to fill gaps in existing laws.
Prevention means reducing the prevalence of sexual violence on our streets, in our homes, and in our schools and institutions. Recent research has demonstrated the effectiveness of changing social norms that accept or allow indifference to sexual violence. This can be done by engaging young people to step in and provide peer leadership against condoning violence, and by mobilizing men and boys as allies in preventing sexual and relationship violence. Our families, schools, and communities must encourage respect for women and children, who are the vast majority of victims, and promote healthy personal relationships. We must never give up the fight against the scourge of child pornography and its pernicious effects on both direct victims and the broader culture. We recommit ourselves this month to establishing a culture of respect and appreciation for the dignity of every human being.
There is tremendous work to be done. Together, we can and must protect our loved ones, families, campuses, and communities from the devastating and pervasive effects of sexual assault. In the face of sexual violence, we must commit to providing meaningful support and services for victims and survivors in the United States and around the world.
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 April 2017 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. I urge all Americans, families, law enforcement, health care providers, community and faith-based organizations, and private organizations to support survivors of sexual assault and work together to prevent these crimes in their communities.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this thirty-first day of March, in the year of our Lord two thousand seventeen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-first.
Melania Trump calls for end to violence against women in rare speech
Mar 31, 2017 BY BEN KAMISAR
In a rare public speech Wednesday, first lady Melania Trump called for the international community to stand up against violence toward women and children and declared the need for promoting women’s empowerment.
“Together, we must declare that the era of allowing the brutality against women and children is over while affirming that the time for empowering women around the world is now,” Trump said at the State Department’s International Women of Courage Award winners in Washington.
“Wherever women are diminished, the entire world is diminished with them. However, wherever women are empowered, towns and villages, schools and economies, are empowered and together, we are all made strong with them.”
Standing in front of the award-winning female activists, Trump called for a more welcoming international community.
“We must begin now to challenge old fears, fight long-held prejudices and stand up against evil,” she said.
“We must continue to work towards gender empowerment and respect for all people from all backgrounds and ethnicities, remembering that we are all members of one race, the human race.”
And she asked young women to look to the achievements of the honorees for inspiration in the fight against injustice.
“As you go forward, remember their journeys as you push ahead and strive to bring about a better community, a better country, and a better world in the ongoing fight for right over might,” she said.
“We must continue once again to shine the light on the horrendous atrocities taking place in neighborhoods around the corner and around the globe where innocent families are crying out to live in safety. We must continue to fight injustice in all of its forms, whatever scale or shape it takes in our lives.”
The speech served as one of the few public addresses by Trump, who has so far remained out of the spotlight and only spoken a handful of times publicly since President Trump took office.
CROWDFUNDING SITE BANS INVESTIGATIONS OF CHILD SEX SLAVERY
Donation page to save children taken down
April 1, 2017
Note from Alex Jones: The revelations that Craig Sawyer laid out Friday on my broadcast are unprecedented and historical. Craig Sawyer cannot be a more credible individual. He’s one of the most highly decorated, respected leaders in Navy SEAL history and he’s also been a federal officer who served on counter-terrorism task forces.
Craig is now revealing to the world the intel he has received from high-level sources inside the Navy SEALs, Delta Force, Army Rangers, CIA, MI6, ASIS, German intelligence and more detailing the fact that there’s a war ongoing – not just in the US but in Europe as well – against the pedophile networks inside government and that Trump has massively accelerated these operations since he’s been in office the last 70 days.
That is why they are coming after him and President Trump.
This should be the top news story in the United States, but instead it’s totally being ignored. They also shut down the donation account Sawyer set up for a charity operation to raise money to launch an information warfare operation in the form of a documentary series to reveal the raids that are already going on which are being ignored by the mainstream media.
These are all the law enforcement units, intelligence agencies and military units that are directly involved in the pedophile raids who are giving Sawyer eyewitness accounts on just how bad the revelations from the investigations really are.
The fact that it’s being censored shows just how powerful this information is.
On top of all that, Sawyer has been one of the hosts and experts on Top Shot and other shows on both the Discovery Channel and the History Channel, so he has an entire background in filmmaking as well and is selflessly launching this operation with other patriots to try to free sexually abused children.
To learn more, visit Vets4ChildRescue.org.
The crowd-funding site YouCaring shut down former Navy Seal Craig Sawyer’s donation page following his appearance on the Alex Jones Show on Friday to talk about his national non-profit organization which aims to expose child trafficking across the nation and save children from torture.
A YouCaring representative told Infowars the page was terminated for violating the site’s “terms of service,” though they would not identify the specific issue.
Here’s the original interview which prompted the censorship:
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