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The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994 was created in order to provide female victims of domestic violence assistance, shelter, and resources so they can effectively cope and move forward from what's happened to them.

The passage of VAWA has paved the way for violence prevention programs, rape crisis hotlines and centers, housing assistance for victims of domestic violence, legal help, and more. VAWA supports a community-based intervention model whereby domestic violence is addressed by a coordinated community response.

VAWA is up for reauthorization this year, and that's why now is the time to press our elected officials to support this important piece of legislation that will empower women to recover from domestic violence.

Support VAWA today!

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Dear Senator Patrick Leahy:

Every 9 seconds, a woman in the United States is assaulted or beaten. Every day, at least three women are killed by their male partners. With this fact in mind, it's no surprise that domestic violence is the leading source of injuries to women.

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) of 1994 was created in response to ever-growing instances of domestic violence in the United States. VAWA has created several programs aimed at preventing and combating domestic violence by utilizing a whole-community approach. This includes the implementation of violence prevention programs, rape crisis centers and hotlines, legal help/advice, child services, and more.

VAWA is up for reauthorization this year. I am writing to ask that you, as the sponsor of this bill, do all you can to see that it is once again authorized into law.

Please continue your dedicated advocacy for domestic violence victims everywhere.

Sincerely,

Petition Signatures


Jul 16, 2018 Megan Bowes
Jul 16, 2018 Joan Kennedy
Jul 16, 2018 Emma-Lou Saxby-Tisdell
Jul 16, 2018 Deanne Daniell
Jul 16, 2018 Linda Peisson
Jul 16, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Jul 16, 2018 JOSE JESUS
Jul 16, 2018 Jim Malone
Jul 16, 2018 Rita O'Sullivan
Jul 16, 2018 Joyce digue
Jul 16, 2018 James Hartley
Jul 16, 2018 Viktoria Loginova
Jul 15, 2018 Howard Olanier
Jul 15, 2018 Howard Olanier
Jul 15, 2018 Laure Leclerc
Jul 15, 2018 Ianto Anglesey #StandWithWomen, #Women2018, SheShouldRun.org, NOW.org, NWLC.org, NCLRights.org
Jul 15, 2018 Carla Dongo
Jul 14, 2018 k k
Jul 14, 2018 Jerri Miller
Jul 14, 2018 Temma Fishman Help women who are victims of domestic violence.
Jul 14, 2018 (Name not displayed) I have ho clue as to sign on new smart phone. I have been to jail then court ordered classes paid court costs to stay out of jail for 6mos. Plus support groups met many younger women worse off than me. I helped supported when I could.
Jul 14, 2018 Loretta Tiefen
Jul 14, 2018 karen stickney
Jul 14, 2018 Emilie Johnson
Jul 14, 2018 Eugenia Guilin
Jul 14, 2018 Matthew McWhirr
Jul 14, 2018 Patricia Curtis
Jul 14, 2018 Carolina Yokoyama
Jul 14, 2018 Ann Clark
Jul 14, 2018 Bernie Doherty
Jul 14, 2018 Mary Bouchoux
Jul 14, 2018 Kim Straughn
Jul 13, 2018 ANGELIQUE MCCLEAN
Jul 13, 2018 Ben Prosser
Jul 13, 2018 Christine Reinecke
Jul 13, 2018 Kitty Smith
Jul 13, 2018 Olga Stewart
Jul 12, 2018 Betty Guest
Jul 12, 2018 Kristine Brovold
Jul 12, 2018 Greta Pociuli
Jul 12, 2018 Sandra Abner
Jul 12, 2018 Sandra Holbrook
Jul 12, 2018 Elaine Cheney
Jul 12, 2018 Anne-Pascale Kestemont
Jul 12, 2018 Regina Vieyra
Jul 12, 2018 Judy Golland
Jul 12, 2018 Joy T Morgan
Jul 12, 2018 Tracey Smith
Jul 12, 2018 Paula Jarrett
Jul 12, 2018 Davor Maznik

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