THERE WILL EXIST A WELL-INFORMED,
WELL-CONSIDERED, AND YET FERVENT PUBLIC CONVICTION THAT THE MOST DEADLY OF
ALL POSSIBLE SINS IS THE MUTILATION OF A CHILD’S SPIRIT.
NEW MEXICO STATUTES
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Violence against women
Washington State Domestic
- statewide 24-hour toll-free support for victims of domestic
violence and their friends and families.- http://domestic-violence.org
http://www.zip.com.au/~korman/dv/help/usa.htmlex of web resources,
including how to get help, statistics and information, and what you can do.-orman/feminism/Domestic_Violence/
Men and Domestic
Hiding In The Closet No
- domestic violence resources for men and women.- http://www.domestic-violence.net
Lesbian Domestic Violence
- the reammunity would rather not know.- http://www.web.apc.org/~jhaml
Institute of Therapeutic Studies
- disseminates education and information for
concerned individuals and mental health professionals, and provides family maintenance
Kathy's Resources on
Parenting, Domestic Violence, Abuse, Trauma & Dissociation
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trauma & dissociation.
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A. Harassment consists of knowingly pursuing a pattern of conduct that is intended
to annoy, seriously alarm or terrorize another person and that serves no lawful purpose.
The conduct must be such that it would cause a reasonable person to suffer substantial
B. Whoever commits harassment is guilty of a misdemeanor.
History: 1978 Comp., § 30-3A-2, enacted by Laws 1997, ch. 10, § 2.
A. Stalking consists of a person knowingly pursuing a pattern of conduct that would
cause a reasonable person to feel frightened, intimidated or threatened. The alleged
stalker must intend to place another person in reasonable apprehension of death, bodily
harm, sexual assault, confinement or restraint or the alleged stalker must intend to cause
a reasonable person to fear for his safety or the safety of a household member. In
furtherance of the stalking, the alleged stalker must commit one or more of the following
acts on more than one occasion:
(1) following another person, in a place other than the residence of the alleged stalker;
(2) placing another person under surveillance by being present outside that person's
residence, school, workplace or motor vehicle or any other place frequented by that
person, other than the residence of the alleged stalker; or
(3) harassing another person.
B. As used in this section, "household member" means a spouse, former
spouse, family member, including a relative, parent, present or former step-parent,
present or former in-law, child or co-parent of a child, or a person with whom the victim
has had a continuing personal relationship. Cohabitation is not necessary to be deemed a
household member for the purposes of this section.
C. Whoever commits stalking is guilty of a misdemeanor. Upon a second or subsequent
conviction, the offender is guilty of a fourth degree felony.
D. In addition to any punishment provided pursuant to the provisions of this
section, the court shall order a person convicted of stalking to participate in and
complete a program of professional counseling at his own expense.
History: 1978 Comp., § 30-3A-3, enacted by Laws 1997, ch. 10, § 3.
30-3A-3.1. Aggravated stalking;
A. Aggravated stalking consists of stalking perpetrated by a person:
(1) who knowingly violates a permanent or temporary order of protection issued by a court,
except that mutual violations of such orders may constitute a defense to aggravated
(2) in violation of a court order setting conditions of release and bond;
(3) when the person is in possession of a deadly weapon; or
(4) when the victim is less than sixteen years of age.
B. Whoever commits aggravated stalking is guilty of a fourth degree felony. Upon a
second or subsequent conviction, the offender is guilty of a third degree felony.
C. In addition to any punishment provided pursuant to the provisions of this
section, the court shall order a person convicted of aggravated stalking to participate in
and complete a program of professional counseling at his own expense.
History: Laws 1997, ch. 10, § 4.
The provisions of the [Harassment and] Stalking Act [30-3A-1
to 30-3A-4 NMSA 1978] do not apply to:
A. picketing or public demonstrations that are lawful or that arise out of a bona fide
labor dispute; or
B. a peace officer in the performance of his duties.
History: 1978 Comp., § 30-3A-4, enacted by Laws 1997, ch. 10, § 5.