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  • Jack Varnell
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The VAWA expired a year ago and Republicans are still blocking reauthorization

Zoe-Zoe Sheen

While you were out living life, the Violence Against Women Act expired. For a year now, the infrastructure put in place and sustained by the 1994 landmark legislation has been in flux, leaving the future uncertain. The law was reauthorized without incident in 2000 and 2005 but this year helping victims of rape and domestic violence has become a partisan issue.

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  • Jack Varnell

    I certainly hope people remember this on election day...