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New Version of Violence Against Women Act Shows GOP Only Hates the Most Vulnerable Women [War On Women]

Faced with accusations that their opposition to renewal of the Violence Against Women Act is a sign that they've taken a very unpopular "pro-woman beating" stance, Congressional Republicans are hurriedly drafting their own version of the bill to prove that they don't hate all women. Their version will be sort of like the Democrats' version of the bill, with the less savory bits stripped away — you know, the part about protecting undocumented women, and gay women, and Native women who are beaten by non-Native men on reservations.
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Exclusionary Republican version of Violence Against Women Act slated for House vote today

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

Barack Obama opposes the Republican version of he Violence Against Women Act (White House photo) The Obama administration is making clear that the House version of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization, being voted on today... Read Post

House Renews Violence Against Women Act

US Politics / Liberal : Drudge Retort Weblog (last year)

The House passed a Senate-approved version of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act Thursday in a 286-138 vote, with 87 GOP lawmakers voting yes, 138 Republicans voting no and all Democrats and independents supporting the l... Read Post

Rights Groups To GOP: Stop Watering Down the Violence Against Women Act

US Politics / Liberal : Political Mojo (2 years ago)

When House Republicans released their version of the Violence Against Women Act late on Friday, advocacy groups for victims of domestic violence were unanimous: They hate the Republicans' plan. "There are over 20 House Republicans w... Read Post


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