I have great news. Because you refused to give up, minutes ago, the House of Representatives finally joined the Senate in passing a meaningful Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). This took way too long but is proof that your advocacy and your voice matters.
VAWA provides shelter and justice to abused women and protects families. It is the foundation of our efforts to combat domestic violence. Thank you for helping make it happen.
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The Senate just voted. The Violence Against Women Act could again be law in
just days. But we've got a big problem standing in the way -- Eric Cantor
and House Republicans.
Every day that goes by without the House passing
VAWA is a national embarrassment. Every day that goes by without passing
VAWA means that women are suffering and dying because Republicans like Eric
Cantor aren't doing the right thing.
Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 12, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Senate Vote on VAWA
February 07, 2013
The Senate's bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), S. 47, has 62 co-sponsors, which should guarantee VAWA's passage in the Senate today. NNEDV will continue to watch and provide updates as the Senate's vote takes place. If you have not yet done so, please contact your Senators and urge them to vote "yes" on S. 47 without any amendments!
Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 7, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments
Here's a telling stat: Since the Violence Against Women Act was enacted in 1994, incidents of domestic violence have fallen by more than 50 percent.
But now VAWA has expired -- and House Republicans refuse to reauthorize it. Here's the bottom line: Programs to protect women can't be expanded or improved until VAWA is reauthorized:
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