Congressman Robert Pittenger

Representing the 9th District of North Carolina
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Pittenger to announce Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act

Mar 27, 2013
Press Release

 

CONTACT:  Jamie Bowers, 704-365-6234
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
March 27, 2013
 
 

CONGRESSMAN PITTENGER TO ANNOUNCE THE

“KILAH DAVENPORT CHILD PROTECTION ACT”

 
CHARLOTTE – On Thursday, March 28th, Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) will formally announce the “Kilah Davenport Child Protection Act of 2013.”  This new federal legislation will ensure that those who commit heinous acts against children are punished appropriately.
 
“Children are precious, but in too many states, the punishment for severe child abuse is shockingly mild, almost a slap on the wrist in some states,” said Congressman Pittenger.  “The punishment needs to fit the crime.”
 
Congressman Pittenger will be joined at the announcement by the Davenport family and grassroots supporters who have been fighting for tougher penalties in cases of severe child abuse.
 
WHO:  Congressman Robert Pittenger, Davenport family, grassroots activists
WHAT:  Announcing federal legislation to increase penalties for severe child abuse
WHEN:  Thursday, March 28th, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE:  Crossing Paths Park, located next to the Town of Indian Trail Administrative Building, 130 Blythe Drive, Indian Trail, NC
CONTACT:  Jamie Bowers, 704-365-6234
 
Copies of the legislation will be provided to the media at the conclusion of the press conference.
 
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