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Biden Attacks 'Neanderthal' House Republicans for Blocking Violence Against Women Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VP Biden, Violence Against Women Act, congress, ethics, government, politics, corruption, news )

Carrie No
- 754 days ago -
US Vice President Joe Biden, known as being prone to gaffes now and then, has compared some Republican lawmakers to Neanderthal cavemen. Biden first drafted and defended the Violence Against Women Act 19 years ago as a US senator.
Backers Hope to Revive Violence Against Women Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, news, congress, politics, Violence Against Women Act, government, ethics )

- 1006 days ago -
Supporters of the Violence Against Women Act hope to revive the law in a new Congress after efforts to renew it failed in the last one.
31 GOP Men Don't Think Domestic Abuse Victims Deserve Protection | Violence Agaisnt Women Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Violence Against Women Act, VAWA, domestic abuse, GOP, men, mysogeny )

- 1256 days ago -
Debate around the bill had become so fierce and so divisive that at one point Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) a fierce advocate for stronger domestic abusive protections broke down and started crying in his testimony in support of the VAWA.

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