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February 2013 Blog Posts (9)

From Domestic Violence Committee: WE WON, HOUSE PASSED VAWA!

 

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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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 28, 2013 at 1:59pm — No Comments

from the DOmestic Violence Committee - RISE!

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 27, 2013 at 12:42pm — No Comments

From DV Committee - SEQUESTRATION AND VAWA

NYSCADV Action Alert
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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 25, 2013 at 9:58pm — No Comments

From teh Domestic Violence Committee: Editorial in the NHY Times

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 25, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments

From the DV Committee: DIscussing VAWA with Rep. Cantor

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 24, 2013 at 10:49am — No Comments

MAKERS - women of note

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 24, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments

From the Domesti Violence Committee: A NATIONAL EMBARASSMENT

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.

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 12, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

From the DOmestic Violence Committee: LATEST ON VAWA

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!

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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 7, 2013 at 4:12pm — No Comments

From the Domestic Violence Committee: VAWA stymied

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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Added by Susan Bartelstone on February 5, 2013 at 7:27pm — No Comments

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