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VAWA and the Rolled-Up Newspaper of Goodness

Melissa L. Tatum | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Melissa L. Tatum

Sexual assault on Native American women should be regarded as more serious than vandalizing cars in Singapore, and it is about time that Congress recognized it as such.

Jennifer Bendery

Violence Against Women Act Now Touted By Republicans Who Voted Against Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill late last month, more than 130 House Republicans voted against ...

Jennifer Bendery

House GOP Leaders Set To Cave On Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After hanging in limbo for nearly a year and a half, legislation to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act appears on track to hit t...

GOP Rep: Most Men Can Handle Violence Better Than Most Women

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

Rep. John "Jimmy" Duncan Jr. (R-Tenn.) said he doesn't know if he will vote for a renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, a bill the congressman sa...

Jennifer Bendery

John Boehner Leaves Door Open To Taking Up Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that GOP leaders are still sorting out how they plan to move forward on Violence Again...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Back Violence Against Women Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen House Republicans sent a letter to their party leaders on Monday night urging them to "immediately" reauthorize the Vi...

Jennifer Bendery

Violence Against Women Act, Take Two: Senators Unveil Bill That Ups Pressure On GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress failed to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act last year, a first since the law's inception in 1994. But Senate Democrats...

Jennifer Bendery

Republicans Pressured By Own Party To Act On VAWA

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders have already been under pressure to pass an expanded version of the Violence Against Women Act in the lame-duck...