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BREAKING: House Passes Expanded Violence Against Women Act

Written by on February 28, 2013 in Congress with 4 Comments
BREAKING: House Passes Expanded Violence Against Women Act

After a failed vote on a Republican-supported version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that took out many of the bill’s expanded protections, the Republican-controlled House passed the Senate version of VAWA that adds additional coverage for immigrant, LGBT, and Native American victims. The Senate passed the bill earlier in February, so now it [...]

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