Making changes in national law to protect victim/survivors of domestic violence!

Additional VAWA Reauthorization Materials

Reblogged from Turtle Talk:

Here is the Administration’s policy statement on the VAWA reauthorization, largely opposition to the House version.

And here is the House Judiciary Committee Report on the H.R. 4970, VAWA Reauthorization (HRPT-112-HR4970cj).  According to the Report, “The justification for why these provisions are necessary is also questionable. Proponents of these provisions tout unverifiable statistics about the rate of non-Indian violence against Indian women on Indian land…”

Thanks! Keep up the good work and keep us informed! I have some appointments this morning, but will be back online this afternoon.

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