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Laura Bassett

House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Die

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Opposition To Violence Against Women Act Renewal Strained After Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans across the country were dealt a series of defeats by a broad coalition, powered by women and Latinos, that has led to a roun...

Why We Must Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act Now

Sen. Amy Klobuchar | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics
Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Domestic violence is not a partisan issue. We need a system that encourages victims to come forward. Not a system that discourages them from seeking help, or one that intimidates victims into staying in the shadows.

Amanda Terkel

Senate Debate On Violence Against Women Act Coming Soon

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are pushing to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act this week, with an event by Vice President Biden on Wednesday and Se...

U.S. Senate Stands Poised to Extend the Violence Against Women Act's Protections to College and University Campuses

S. Daniel Carter | Posted 06.16.2012 | College
S. Daniel Carter

The United States Senate is expected to vote soon on reauthorizing the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act. This measure will extend many important programs, and for the first time specifically extend protections to all college campus communities.

Debating The Controversy Over Reauthorizing The Violence Against Women Act

Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Debate over the traditionally bipartisan Violence Against Women Act took a contentious turn earlier this year when Democrats sought to include languag...

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.