Tag Archives: Violence Against Women Act

After long wait, Violence Against Women Act renewal heads to Obama's desk

“After over a year of legislative limbo, the House passed a reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Thursday, ending the partisan bickering that has plagued the bill since it expired in September of 2011.”

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http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/02/28/17132759-after-long-wait-violence-against-women-act-renewal-heads-to-obamas-desk?lite

New Hampshire Domestic Violence Bill Would Weaken Existing Laws

“The New Hampshire House Criminal Justice Committee will hear two bills on Tuesday that would prevent a law enforcement officer from arresting a domestic abuser unless the officer witnesses the abuse occurring, or a victim files a formal criminal complaint with the court.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/04/new-hampshire-domestic-violence_n_2618152.html