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Violence Against Native American Women

Whose Constitution Is It Anyway?

Jane Wells | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics
Jane Wells

The expansion of the Violence Against Women Act will give Indian tribal courts the right to prosecute non-Natives who abuse Natives and protect gay victims of domestic abuse. Now all that is needed is for the House to follow suit and make this law.

The Struggle to End Violence Against Women Encounters a Road Block

Nancy K. Kaufman | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Nancy K. Kaufman

Every single day, three women are killed by husbands or boyfriends. Every year, victims suffer two million injuries. A strong renewal of the Violence Against Women Act is critical.

A Culture of Violence Against Women: More Than Rape Kits

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

There is good reason to hunt down the facts about the rape kits. But the larger issue - of rape, sexual assault and how we deal with violence against women in this country - has been overlooked.