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Independent Women’s Forum Reports on the Corruption of VAWA

deltagreen Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 6:16 PM
It's not 138 or even 60. Only 9 had the guts to try and keep this from a floor vote. It could have been renewed for another 5 years without 1 revision. Weepy sent his lapdog Cantor to strong-arm any opposition. The good guys Brown(GA) Gohmert(TX) Jones(NC) Massie(KY) Salmon(AZ) Garrett(NJ) Heulskamp(KS) King (IA) McClintock(CA) These guys should be running the House and Chairmen of the Committees. RINOs need not apply.

A comprehensive policy report published by the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) details problems with the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed on Thursday.

House Republicans offered a substitute amendment in an attempt to overcome legitimate flaws with VAWA before voting on the bill. It was defeated by a coalition of Democrats and 60 Republicans. The Senate version of the legislation passed on a vote of 286 to 138, with 199 Democrats joining 87 Republicans to push the reauthorization.

“The latest version of VAWA, passed by the House and Senate,...