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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 (2 years ago)

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

Meet The Four Republican Senators Who Think The Violence Against Women Act Is Unconstitutional

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

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

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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