Get Involved




About Us


All Regions

  News International
  Home    |    World    |    US & Canada    |    Middle East    |    Latin America    |    Europe    |    Asia    |    Africa        |    My Account
  22 May 2018   Arts and Writing  |  Beauty & Style  |  Education  |  Entertainment  |  Family & Romance  |  Health  |  Politics & Business  |  Sports  |  Technology & Autos  |  Travel  | 
President Obama signs Violence Against Women Act
March 07 , 2013
Files included:


U.S. President Barack Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) bill into law today.

VAWA 2013 is an expanded version of what was first signed into law in 1994 by President Bill Clinton and reauthorized in 2000 and 2005. It includes LGBT rights to prevent sexual violence, jurisdiction for Native Americans to prosecute non-native culprits of sexual violence against women, jurisdiction for immigrants to prosecute abuse from citizens, SAFER Act and Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act.

Happening a day before the International Women’s Day, the renewal of the bill which expired in September 2011 had initially been opposed by the Republican House, citing the lack of safeguards in the bill to ensure domestic violence grants are properly spent and the coverage of same-sex couples as reasons for not supporting it.

With intense actions from human rights groups and advocates around the world, the reauthorization of the bill finally got the needed approval.

Speaking during the signing ceremony, Vice President Biden, the original drafter of the bill, said, ”Because of the people in this room, every time we reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act, we improved it...every single time.”

President Obama commended the bipartisan effort towards the reauthorization of the bill, lauded the role played by Vice President Biden, and explained some of the improvements on the bill:

”One of the great legacies of this law is that it didn’t just change the rules; it changed our culture...

This is a country where everyone should be able to pursue their happiness no matter who you are, no matter who you love...

Today is about the women who come to Rosie Hidalgo looking for support – immigrants who are victims of domestic abuse..”


Share this page

Contribute. Post Comments.

703 contributions. Viewing 41 - 50 of 700 comments

Type the code shown:

Not readable? Change text.

SonjaTaF      Reply     2018-03-30 09:22:38     

cbdistillery promo code [url=]cbdistillery coupon[/url]
healthiest cbd gummies reviews [url=]cbd gummies wholesale[/url]

buy cbd oil for dogs online research on cbd oil benefits
benefits of cbd oil for diabetes vegan organic cbd gummies

viagra without a doctor prescription      Reply     2018-03-29 22:14:31     

tummy problems in adults gluten allergy test viagra without a doctor prescription
child asthma symptoms digestive syndromes
viagra without a doctor prescription

kamagra 100mg side effects      Reply     2018-03-27 23:21:51     

kamagra reviews users
[url=]kamagra oral jelly 100mg[/url]
kamagra oral jelly wirkungsweise
kamagra oral jelly india manufacturer
kamagra oral jelly 100mg uk

viagra without a doctor prescription      Reply     2018-03-27 17:21:20     

hair loss and thyroid how to cure allergies viagra without a doctor prescription
rehab for drug and alcohol addiction baby allergies
viagra without a doctor prescription

SonjaTaF      Reply     2018-03-27 16:52:41     

cbd gummies for sale 10 lbs [url=]cbd gummies amazon[/url]
cbd gummies [url=]cbd gummies for sale 10 lbs[/url]

chill cbd gummies reviews recipe for cbd oil gummies
cbd gummies for sale near me largest wholesale cbd gummies

SonjaTaF      Reply     2018-03-27 16:25:21     

cbd infused gummies wholesale [url=]cbd gummies for sale near 62363[/url]
cbd gummies for sale near 62363 [url=]cbd gummies for sale near 62363[/url]

cbd infused gummies wholesale reviews of cbd gummies for teens
purchase cbd oil gummies online cbd gummies for sale for pain

Agustinpoino      Reply     2018-03-26 19:08:37     

compare viagra prices in usa [url=]cost of generic viagra at costco[/url]
viagra coupons at walmart pharmacy [url=]female viagra pills reviews[/url]

female viagra drug viagra without a doctor prescription ebay
printable viagra coupons walmart names of generic viagra

wvzk22      Reply     2018-03-25 15:52:40     

In the course the power of medication lessen programs, we can forth you suggestive discounts away of customary high levitra prices. Our purchase detract from network providers are dedicated to increasing access to affordable drug levitra and medication. Wholly their negotiation efforts with eminently pharmaceutical companies our providers take brought discounts of an average of practically 50% misled to you for free.

online pharmacy      Reply     2018-03-25 13:08:23     

joint pain and arthritis digestive disorders list online pharmacy
what is an asthma attack intestinal distress
online pharmacy

SonjaTaF      Reply     2018-03-23 19:02:47     

cannabis plants for sale san diego [url=]cannabis industry jobs portland oregon[/url]
oregon cannabis tax revenue 2017 [url=]free cannabis oil for cancer patients[/url]

treatment for cannabis use disorder washington state cannabis tax revenue
best cannabis trimming scissors/aurora co 2017 stocks for cannabis california

1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45   46   47   48   49   50   51   52   53   54   55   56   57   58   59   60   61   62   63   64   65   66   67   68   69   70   Next >>
Share this page




  © 2018 WikiColumn, All Rights Reserved

About WikiColumn

Terms of Use


Advertize With Us

Contact Us

Get Involved

Privacy Policy

WikiColumn Help