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The most recent state numbers show almost 28 percent of victims of family violence are men. Despite that number, few come forward to seek help. When they do, they often find programs geared towards women and children.

BJ Austin, KERA

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings on Tuesday will unveil plans for a rally against domestic violence that he hopes will draw thousands of men to downtown Dallas.  The mayor wants to combat violence in the home with a loud chorus of voices demanding changes in actions and attitudes.

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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant today silently stood next to his mother as his attorney said Angela Bryant does not want to file family violence charges against her son.

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Several family violence shelters across the DFW area are over capacity, and have been for weeks.