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July 2012 Blog Posts (12)

From Domestic Violence Committee: CALLING ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS

*From Pat Reuss of The National Organization for Women (NOW)*





Please

forward to your networks, including networks of college

students







*DEADLINE for signatures is Monday, July 16, 2012 by 8pm

EDT ***

Campus Survivors' Letter to Congress Urging Immediate Reauthorization

of

VAWA with Key Campus

Provisions…



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Added by George Wolf on July 13, 2012 at 11:49am — No Comments

More on VAWA - reauthorization in danger! From Cecilia Gaston, co-chair DOmestic Violence Committee

From NOW President Terry O’neal on the  Huffington Post

Rumor in Washington, D.C., has it that House conservatives bent on dismantling the Violence Against Women Act believe they've succeeded by setting up a heads-I-win-tails-you-lose endgame. They figure, so it's said, that they can either force passage of the House version of VAWA -- a horrendous bill that fundamentally undermines the act's key programs -- or block passage altogether of a reauthorization of…

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Added by George Wolf on July 11, 2012 at 7:37pm — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee: WE HAVE TO GET VAWA PASSED!

Get the REAL VAWA passed

It's time for the House and Senate to solve the procedural log jam and get the REAL VAWA passed before they go on recess for their August vacation.

TAKE ACTION: CALL YOUR OWN SENATORS AND REPRESENTATIVE AND TELL THEM TO DEMAND CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS SOLVE THE BLUE SLIP PROCEDURAL HOLDUP OR WE’LL GIVE THEM THE PINK SLIP…

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Added by George Wolf on July 10, 2012 at 7:20pm — No Comments

From Domestic Violence Committee: Petition to Secretary of Defense to declare military rapists Sex Offenders

Secretary of Defense: Require military to register as sex offenders

Secretary of Defense: Require military to register as sex offenders
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Added by George Wolf on July 10, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Good Ending to Sad story - from the Domestic Violence Committee

Recently, we sent you an article about a critically needed women's shelter in a very remote part of Alaska, where incidence of rape and domestic violence is extremely high, in danger of being closed due to lack of funds.

The story has a good (I don't want to say "happy") ending. See the article from the New York Times:

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Added by George Wolf on July 9, 2012 at 9:45pm — No Comments

TWO ITEMS from Women's ENews - Fwd. from Domestic Violence Committee

Two items from Women's eNews                         ============= Covering Women's Issues - Changing Women's Lives http://www.womensenews.org
A federal judge temporarily blocked Mississippi from closing its last remaining abortion clinic, the New York Times reported June 2. The clinic, the Jackson Women's Health Organization, was the target of a new law designed to limit abortions.

The North Carolina state legislature overrode Gov.…
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Added by George Wolf on July 9, 2012 at 9:29pm — No Comments

MINUTES OF LAST MEETING OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COMMITTEE 6/14/2012

  
   

 

   

 

   

 

   

 

   

Minutes of our last Meeting of June 14, 2012

   

Co-Chairs:  Susan Bartelstone, Crime Prevention 101     (solutions@fightsafe.com); Cecilia Gaston, Violence Intervention Program    …

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Added by George Wolf on July 2, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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