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House GOP unveils competing bill on Violence Against Women Act

Republicans said they don't want to get into the "controversial" areas included in the Senate bill
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House Republicans Want To Strip LGBT, Immigrant and Native American Protections From Violence Against Women Act

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

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is facing another struggle to stay intact, this time in the House of Representatives. The House GOP looks likely to rewrite the domestic violence prevention bill, which passed the Senate last we... Read Post

House GOP to introduce Violence Against Women Act that only protects straight, non-Indian women

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

Surprise! House Republicans have refused to take up the Senate's bipartisan Violence Against Women Act and are instead once again going to vote on a bill that excludes LGBT people and dials back on the Senate's expanded protections ... Read Post

Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act will get a House vote—if the GOP version fails

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

At long last, the Senate's bipartisan, expanded Violence Against Women Act has a chance for a vote in the House of Representatives—if the weakened, exclusionary House Republican bill, a bill the White House has said it "cannot suppo... Read Post


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