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Do Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Rocky Lara support violence against women?!

So last week DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz released a statement commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act.

“Unfortunately, far too many women continue to be subjected to violence and rape…While we continue to fight to make sure that all women are able to live free from the fear of violence, we must also ensure that survivors of crimes are able to access the services they need to recover and rebuild and that they are empowered to speak out when such violence occurs.

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Ray Rice not his wife's only abuser

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Had it not been for some timely video footage, Ray Rice would now be free to play for the Baltimore Ravens. Fans would be lining up to buy his shirt and get his autograph. 592 more words


On #WhyIStayed and the Violence Against Women Act, 20 years later

Esta Soler helped pass the Violence Against Women Act, 20 years ago this week. Leslie Morgan Steiner had just left an abusive husband at the time, and now tells her story widely. 3,547 more words

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20 Years of Change: Joe Biden on the Violence Against Women Act

Domestic abuse of any kind is violent and ugly, and today there is rightful public outrage over it, whether the perpetrators are famous athletes, college students, members of the military, or leaders of our institutions and communities. 820 more words

Politics On The Fly ~ September 10, 2014

Violence Against Women Act: While the media is in a frenzy over the Ray Rice controversy and there is no guarantee that the NFL commissioner will survive this major mistake of only suspending him two games, the media has largely forgot the 20th anniversary of the passage of the… 423 more words


Joe Biden is righteous

Via Jezebel, check out Joe Biden talking to Tamron Hall about the anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act and the Ray Rice affair. I’m going to try to embed, but if it doesn’t work blame WordPress, not me: 67 more words

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