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Jennifer Bendery

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

2014 Republican Senate Hopefuls Oppose Violence Against Women Act | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats just won themselves some fresh ammunition in the next election cycle: nearly all of the potential 2014 Senate Republica...

Jennifer Bendery

Grassroots Groups Hammer House GOP For Weakened Violence Against Women Act | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders are lining up a vote on their Violence Against Women Act bill later this week. But before that happens, two gra...

Laura Bassett

House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Die | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite a late-stage intervention by Vice President Joe Biden, House Republican leaders failed to advance the Senate's 2012 reauthorizat...

We Need a Violence Against Women Act That Includes All Victims Now

Susan Brison | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics
Susan Brison

The Republican Representatives who are keeping VAWA from being reauthorized have a choice: Pass the Senate bill this week -- or do nothing and face the consequences in 2014. If compassion and fairness don't move them to do the right thing, let's hope that self-interest and foresight will.

Domestic Violence Is Murder

Wendy Pollack | Posted 01.09.2013 | Crime
Wendy Pollack

A recent report from the Violence Policy Center, "When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2010 Homicide Data," analyzes U.S. Department of Justice data on female homicides. The data reveal that most female homicides are committed by men who are or were in an intimate relationship with the victim.

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Opposes House GOP's VAWA Twist | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Planned Parenthood Federation of America has joined a growing list of civil rights organizations, women's rights groups, domestic vi...

Laura Bassett

Romney Bullying Story Creates Awkward Timing For House Vote | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

Last week's blockbuster report in the Washington Post that Mitt Romney bullied a closeted gay classmate in prep school creates a bit of uncomfortable ...