Stories tagged: Violence Against Women Act
Fri., March 1, 2013, midnight
Violence bill grants tribal courts power
WASHINGTON – The Violence Against Women Act now on its way to President Barack Obama’s desk after a yearlong delay has deep ties and connections to the Inland Northwest and …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2013, 10:57 a.m.
Congress passes bill renewing anti-violence law
WASHINGTON — The House on today passed and sent to President Barack Obama a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act. The vote came after House Republican leaders, cognizant …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2013, midnight
Rising against abuse
One in three women will be abused in her lifetime. Sarah Foley said that statistic shocks a lot of people.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, midnight
Murray urges stronger protections for women
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray challenged her Republican counterparts Tuesday to embrace the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act, saying the narrower House version leaves out key provisions that …
Sun., March 25, 2012, midnight
Spin Control: War or no war, there’s plenty to fight about
Whether there’s a War on Women being waged by politicians around the country is open to debate. There is definitely a War over the War on Women, and Washington has …