Democrats are campaigning hard to get the Violence Against Women Act reauthorized, with Vice President Joe Biden, one of the law's original authors, and Sens. Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, Dianne Feinstein of California, and Patty Murray of Washington making the case for passage on Wednesday:
“No one should question whether this is needed,” Biden said at the end of his remarks.
Since then-Delaware Senator Joe Biden first authored the law in 1994, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has earned bipartisan praise for providing vital protections against domestic violence and assistance to victims. But of the... Read Post
Flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, the original author of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, President Barack Obama signed a reauthorization of the legislation Thursday. "All women deserve the right to live free from fear," the ... Read Post