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No One Should Have to Live in Fear of Violence | The White House

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Ed. note: This article by Valerie Jarrett was first published on the Huffington Post. You can read it here. On Friday, March 8th at 3:45 p.m. ET, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls, wil

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Diane K. (135)
Friday March 8, 2013, 12:02 pm
Bill signed to protect women, signed this afternoon by President Obama. Video is about 1/2 hour, if you'd like to view. thanks

Kit B. (276)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:12 pm

This is something that should be a basic human right, the right to live without violence or the fear of violence. Why does this have to be renewed and be a part of the political games, with this critical issue being held hostage each time. I can not say I feel great that VAWA was Finally passed again. There should be no discussion. Like abortion or contraception, if this were violence against men, it would be a Constitutional Amendment, not a bill that needs to be renewed.

Suheyla C. (232)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 2:37 pm
Noted. Thank you so much Diane for posting .
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