House Republicans May Vote Soon on Violence Against Women Act

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House Republicans look like they're ready to vote on the Violence Against Women Act, the New York Times is reporting today.As WW reported in its Feb. 6 cover package on gender-based violence against women, the Republican-controlled house failed to renew the 1994 act—which provides protections and funding for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault—during its last session.Conservatives ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Violence Against VAWA

Why Republicans allowed a federal law aiding survivors of sexual and domestic violence to expire.


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In the final days of the 112th U.S. Congress—days marked by frantic brinkmanship to avoid the fiscal cliff—Capitol Hill let the Violence Against Women Act fall with a thud.  For the f   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 AARON MESH

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