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INFOGRAPHIC: What You Need To Know About The Violence Against Women Act

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.
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The Violence Against Women Act is down, but not out

US Politics / Liberal : The Maddow Blog (2 years ago)

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 Violence Against Women Act Has Won Major Bipartisan Support In The Senate

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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

That feeling of Dread: The Republican War on Women

US Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon (3 years ago)

Back in March of this year the Republicans in Congress wouldn't back the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. A law that easily passed through the renewal process in 2000 and 2005 but not this year. I have believed for... Read Post

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