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Sunday, August 31, 2014

GOP men against protecting victims of abuse

 

31 republican GOP men against protecting victims of abuse

31 GOP Men Don’t Think Domestic Abuse Victims Deserve Protection

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The Senate finally voted to renew the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) despite months of partisan wrestling over just who was deserving enough to be protected from domestic abuse.

In the end the renewal easily cleared the Senate on a 68-31 vote. 15 Republicans joined all members of the Democratic caucus in voting yes. Notably, the 31 Republicans who voted against renewing VAWA are all men.

The bill now heads to the House where Republicans are working on their own version of the bill. Read More

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