All posts tagged: Victims rights advocate

Shattered Lives: Anne Seymour Returns with FREE Resources

When a violent crime occurs to an individual, or within a family, victims often don’t know what to do after the initial call to police, and they don’t realize that there are resources available to them, often for free. Host Donna R. Gore welcomes Anne Seymour’s return to Shattered Lives Radio as a champion advocate, and she’s bringing information about FREE resources from her vast contribution to the rights of victims. What happens after the initial call to law enforcement? Who or what does a crime victim turn to for help and healing? Shattered Lives Radio listeners will have the opportunity to learn about resources for specific crime victims, i.e. domestic violence or sexual assault, as well as organizations who assist all victims of crime and value their rights. They will discuss the importance of victim assistance from national programs as well as the necessity for professional victim impact statements in court. Anne Seymour Anne Seymour has 30 years of experience as a national victim advocate.  She is a Co-founder of and Senior Advisor to …

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, Time’s Up: Victims Rights Advocate, Andy Kahan

The Susan Murphy Milano Show, “Time’s Up!” Thursdays at 2pm ET Listen LIVE at: Here Women Talk “No one should be able to rob, rape and murder, and then turn around and make a buck off of it; it is blood money plain and simple.” —Andy Kahan, Victim Advocate Murderabilia is a word coined by Houston Crime Victim Advocate Andy Kahan to describe the burgeoning industry in which high-profile murderers/serial killers peddle their personalized items via dealers on the Internet. Once an underground market, murderabilia was popularized by the internet, making it accessible to everyone. EBay was once the main conduit for buyers and sellers of murderabilia to ply their trade, however, after a 2-year campaign led by Victim Advocate Andy Kahan, eBay no longer allows the sale of murderabilia. Andy Kahan has had great success working with the State Legislature and helping enact policy changes, including: Making it a capital offense for murder of a child age six or under. Reduction in the number of parolees released in Harris County. Abolishment of mandatory release of convicted felons. …