VAWA is one of the most important legislation to protect men women and children. The Congress has not re-authorized it as per today. We hope that this time it will go through. Please support VAWA. The Huffington Post wrote this:

WASHINGTON -- Republicans across the country were dealt a series of defeats by a broad coalition, powered by women and Latinos, that has led to a round of soul-searching within the party. Several House and Senate candidates lost pivotal races after making offensive comments about rape. In four states, voters endorsed, for the first time, rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, by voting to support marriage equality in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington.

Now, back on Capitol Hill, Republicans are left to deal with a bill backed by women, the LGBT community and immigrant-rights advocates -- the very coalition that beat them at the polls last week. Congress is divided over the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, with House Republicans blocking its passage over provisions to protect undocumented immigrants and members of the LGBT community who may find themselves victims of sexual or other physical assaults.

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