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

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

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

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

Senate Judiciary Committee Advances LGBT-Inclusive Violence Against Women Act

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 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


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