Month: August 2018

MCEDV Public Statement about the Release of the Violence Against Women Act

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas introduced the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018. VAWA was first passed with bipartisan support in 1994, and since then each iteration has included important improvements that expand the safety net for survivors of the range of crimes covered by the law, including domestic abuse, dating abuse, stalking,…

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