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President Signs Violence Against Women Act Into Law!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War on women, VAWA, law, violence, abuse, domestic violence, violence against women )

- 1926 days ago -
On March 7th, President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act into law once again! It was a long road this past year,... But now the important work it does is once again in motion, and it's even stronger than before.
Victory: The Violence Against Women Act Finally Passed Congress. ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: victory, 138 republicans, vawa, government, americans, humanrights, politics, women, protection )

- 1933 days ago -
Tell the 138 Republicans who voted against passing the Violence Against Women Act: Shame on you for voting against protections for victims of domestic abuse and for continuing to play politics with women's lives.
Pass The Violence Against Women Act Now ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: vawa, government, americans, humanrights, politics, women, protection )

- 1942 days ago -
Domestic violence and abuse are inexcusable. And so was the House of Representatives' failure to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last year.
Tell Congress: Pass the Violence Against Women Act! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, women, vawa, usa, society, law, humanrights, abuse, protection )

- 1968 days ago -
It's good news that leaders in the new Congress, in both the House and Senate, just introduced VAWA again. Even better, the versions that have been introduced expand protections to communities who are especially vulnerable to sexual and domestic violence
VAWA Reauthorization: Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill That Corners House Republicans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: VAWA, government, congress, ethics, democrats, republicans, politics )

- 1971 days ago -
Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last year, a first since the law's inception in 1994. But Senate Democrats reintroduced their bipartisan bill this week, with a twist that makes it harder for House Republican leaders not to...
Don't Let Them Weaken VAWA Action
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, women, VAWA, abuse, humanrights, politics )

- 2234 days ago -
Help the House make the decision that's right for women and girls. Tell your representative to cosponsor and support H.R. 4271, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act, and to reject H.R. 4970, a version that would weaken the protections of the Vio
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 )

- 2239 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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