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GOP men against protecting victims of abuse
Posted By Editor On May 7, 2012 @ 8:48 pm In Guest column,Photo Essays,Political & Politicians | Comments Disabled
by Jessica Pieklo 
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.
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 Image: http://front.moveon.org/the-31-republican-senators-who-voted-no-on-the-violence-against-women-act/?rc=daily.share&id=40508-21767375-HLQXihx
 31 GOP Men Don’t Think Domestic Abuse Victims Deserve Protection: http://www.care2.com/causes/31-gop-men-dont-think-domestic-abuse-victims-deserve-protection.html
 Jessica Pieklo: http://www.care2.com/causes/author/jessmasonp
 finally voted: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75664.html
 working on their own version: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/house-gop-comes-up-with-election-year-bill-to-renew-violence-against-women-act/2012/04/25/gIQA0jdnhT_story.html
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