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Republicans Unsupportive on Reauthorization of Domestic Violence Act

No Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the reauthorization bill for the Violence Against Women Act introduced by its chairman, Senator Patrick Leahy, and Senator Michael Crapo, a Republican of Idaho, who is not on the committee. The Republican opposition to … Continue reading

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Opening a Transitional Housing Shelter for Abused Women

A variety of programs and services already exist for abused victims to treat and prevent domestic violence. Since 1964, more than 1800 transitional housing shelters for abused women have been established in the United States. Initially designed to simply provide … Continue reading

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