The King's Gardeners Ministries

Reverend S. L. Gardner

Spokane Valley, Washington U.S.


- The Issue of Abuse -

Describing Marital Abuse

How Widespread Is Abuse?

Research shows that battering is the leading cause of injury to women in the United States--more than "rapes, muggings, and traffic accidents combined" (Ann Jones, Next Time, She'll Be Dead, p.87, Beacon Press, 1994). The Bureau of Justice's National Crime Survey reports that a woman is battered in her home every 15 seconds

Spouse abuse has no economic, educational, racial, or religious boundaries. It occurs in families from all walks of life. Abused women are homemakers, doctors, teachers, day-care workers, nurses, secretaries, and bankers. They are married to businessmen and janitors, factory workers and accountants, doctors and even church leaders.

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The King's Gardeners Ministries is based in Washington State U.S. with all proper Corporate Reports on file with the Secretary of State for Washington U.S. Reverend S. L. Gardner President and CEC.