Political Parties Carve Out Stances on VAWA

The filibuster-proof Violence Against Women Act was expected to go in front of the U.S. Senate this week to debate funding reauthorization, according to the Huffington Post April 16. While debate hasn’t yet begun in the upper chamber as of April 19 (much less in the House of Representatives, where it is expected to meet more opposition), politicians have been publicly arguing over proposed changes from Democrats, with Republicans planning to offer up their own version.

http://womensenews.org/story/crime-policylegislation/120419/partisan-jousting-erupts-over-anti-violence-bill 

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