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The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) re-authorization bill, leaving intact provisions that protect LBT women and women of Native American descent.
The vote ends a year-long standoff on a bill that is seen as vital to protect women from domestic violence. The House infamously failed to reauthorize the bill during the previous congress and looked set to stall on the Senate version of the bill that passed in a 78-22 vote earlier this month. Thanks to a huge outpouring of support from activists like you, the bill passed with bi-partisan support. Read more >>
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