violence against women act

Meet the Eight Senators Who Voted to Block the Violence Against Women Act

Meet the Eight Senators Who Voted to Block the Violence Against Women Act
Senate Democrats, bolstered by Republican support, launched a new attempt to broaden a law protecting women from domestic abuse by expanding its provisions to cover gays, lesbians and Native Americans.
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Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act

Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act
Murray: “The fate of the Violence Against Women Act still lays squarely on the shoulders of Eric Cantor and John Boehner. To date they have refused to listen to countless law enforcement and women’s groups as well as moderate voices in their own party in the House and Senate who’ve said we need to pass the Senate’s bipartisan bill that extends protections to millions of new women."
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