Month: November 2019

Violence Against Women Act Bills Introduced in Senate

On Nov. 13th the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (S. 2843) was introduced in the Senate.   S. 2843, sponsored by Sen. Diane Feinstein and co-sponsored by Maine Senator Angus King, is the VAWA that Maine survivors need. This bill:  explicitly clarifies the right of Maine tribes to hold non-native offenders accountable for domestic violence and sexual assault committed on…

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