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Earlier today, the Republican-controlled House passed the Senate version of the unconstitutional Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).  The Senate bill expands “coverage” to illegal aliens, men, homosexuals, transgendered individuals and prisoners...

In the last election, the Republican Party did not do well with women voters, losing that demographic by a significant margin. And one of the reasons for that (among others) was their blocking approval of the Violence Against Women Act in the 112th C...

The House voted Thursday to accept the bipartisan Violence Against Women Senate bill, 286-138. Eighty-seven Republicans and 199 Democrats to support the bill; no Democrats opposed it. More »...

Finally: House Republican leaders are ready to let their VAWA bill go to make way for the Senate's legislation, which includes protections for LGBT, Native American and immigrant survivors of domestic violence. From the Huffington Post: More ...

The Violence Against Women Act reauthorization passed the Senate and is now waiting for its fate from the House, where conservatives will surely come up with a variety of creative ways to explain why they object to protections against Native American...

The Senate passed the Violence Against Women Act this afternoon, by a vote of 78 to 22. Every female senator voted in favor of the act (phew) and, naturally, those dissenting 22 were all Republican men, including rising GOP star Sen. Marco Rubio (R-F...

Yesterday, the United States Senate again passed a bill to re-authorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) -- and they did it by a large margin (78 to 22). To their credit, 23 Republicans (about half of the Senate GOP) joined all of the Senate Dem...