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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Crack Down on Domestic Violence, Stalking and Public Lewdness

Author: Anonym/Thursday, July 24, 2014/Categories: Politics

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed a series of bills that strengthen existing laws and add new measures to protect New Yorkers from domestic violence, stalking, and public lewdness.

“Protecting New Yorkers from domestic violence – whether its harassment, stalking, or indecent exposure – is a priority for our administration, and strengthening these state laws will help keep our citizens safe,” Governor Cuomo said. “I am proud to sign these bills into law today, and I thank their legislative sponsors for their hard work on each of these issues.”

Full Article -  http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/72314-domestic-violence


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