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Independent Women’s Forum Reports on the Corruption of VAWA

Don6266 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 1:33 PM
huh?

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,...