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Jill Duggar Advocates For Victims Of Domestic Violence — ‘Don’t Turn A Blind Eye!’

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Aug. 8 2019, Updated 5:19 p.m. ET

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Jill Duggar recently revealed her friend on social media just got out of a life-threatening domestic violence relationship. The Counting On star posted about the situation on Instagram with statistics and resources for anybody that needs help.

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“A friend of mine recently shared on social media her story as a victim of abuse,” Jill wrote on April 8. “Thankfully she made it out of the harmful relationship alive!”

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Jill then pasted the statistics from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, which states, “1 in 3 women & 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner.”

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The mom-of-two also reposted a questionnaire titled, “Is your partner a sociopath?”

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She added other information from the NCADV, which states, “This includes a range of behaviors (e.g. slapping, shoving, pushing) and in some cases might not be considered ‘domestic violence.’"

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Jill directly addressed her followers and told them, “Don’t turn a blind eye! Support those who need help around you.” She continued to post statistics from the NCADV and phone numbers for victims to call.

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The former Counting On star highlighted a Bible verse from Proverbs 24:11 which said, “Rescue those who are being taken away to death; hold back those who are stumbling to the slaughter.

National Domestic Violence Hotline can help victims, survivors of domestic violence. Call 1-800-799-7233. Chat w/ an advocate on our website.

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