by Rep. Jan Schakowsky, 9th Congressional District of Illinois
May 14, 2012 - 1:10 pm
Unfortunately, House Republicans are advancing H.R. 4970, which would undermine the core principles of VAWA. H.R. 4970 is not VAWA – it goes against the intent of VAWA which is to protect victims – if anything, this bill will only make it worse for victims.