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Religious right lobbies against VAWA

As the Violence Against Women Act gets ready to move in the Senate, no one seems to be lobbying against it as aggressively as the religious right.
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BREAKING: Senate Passes Violence Against Women Act, With No Help From 22 Male Senators

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (last year)

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization passed through the Senate on Tuesday afternoon, by a vote of 78 to 22. Of those opposing the legislation, all 22 were men. Every female Senator supported the bill. VAWA expired during t... Read Post

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances LGBT-Inclusive Violence Against Women Act

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

The Senate Judiciary Committee has voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a measure that provides funding for the investigation and prosecution of crimes against women and imposes mandatory restitution. For the ... Read Post

GOP Rep. Dismisses Violence Against Women Act As A ‘Bill With A Motherhood-And-Apple-Pie Title’

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (last year)

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization cleared the Senate last week 78-22, and VAWA’s fate is left to the House of Representatives. VAWA will likely face more opposition in the House, where conservatives object to provisions... Read Post


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