The Violence Against Women Act is up for reauthorization this year, and despite overwhelming bipartisan support the last two times it was renewed in 2000 and 2005, Republicans have expressed concerns over new provisions in the bill. Click on the graphic below for an abbreviated “timeline” of VAWA.
As we reported on Wednesday, Congress had until New Year's Eve to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which has traditionally enjoyed bipartisan support, but House Republicans let the law expire. With the passing of the dead... Read Post
The Senate overwhelmingly agreed Monday to advance legislation reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, winning over strong bipartisan support to bypass a filibuster and consider the renewal of domestic abuse funding that is cu... Read Post