Reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Passes House

A VICTORY!

I thought all of you would like to know that this Thursday, the House passed VAWA and the act will be reauthorized by President Obama, including the new provisions to better protect those in the LGBTQ community, as well as Native American and immigrant women.

The act was reauthorized thanks in part to the more than 1,300 women’s and human rights groups who signed a letter supporting the more comprehensive Senate legislation earlier this month.

Read the full article on The New York Times here.

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