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Conservative Media Misrepresents House Version of VAWA

| May 18, 2012

In the wake of the House passing a version of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization that excludes immigrants, Native Americans and LGTB women, of course Fox News and others are painting their protection as unnecessary. More »

Who’s Playing Politics with the Violence Against Women Act?

| April 25, 2012

The Violence Against Women Act has always been a point of agreement between the parties in Washington. Until now. More »

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

Martin-Zimmerman Tragedy—Could It Have Been Prevented?

| April 5, 2012

The author, executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explores how appropriate attention to everyday violent behavior can protect potential victims and save potential perpetrators as well. More »

Fairness for Defendants Who Survive Domestic Violence

Fairness for Defendants Who Survive Domestic Violence

| June 21, 2011

New legislation is before the New York State legislature that would transform sentencing rules for those convicted of violent crimes against their abusers. More »

Pass the Intl. Violence Against Women Act before it's too late!

November 18, 2010