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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 »

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

The Nation's Moral Bankruptcy Crisis

| June 3, 2011

The country may be emerging slowly from fiscal crisis, but Elayne Clift writes that there is no end to moral bankruptcy in the United States. More »