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The culprit? Guns, according to one researcher.
Twenty-five years after the Violence Against Women Act, some ask if it took the right approach.
They sided with the National Rifle Association over women’s safety. Not a good look!
The bill is headed to the Senate, where it will likely face an uphill battle.
The bill would tighten gun laws for domestic abusers, but the NRA calls it a "poison pill."
"An abomination," said the indigenous congresswoman.
They tried -- and failed -- to repeal a 2013 provision that helps tribes crack down on non-Native domestic abusers.
The landmark legislation expired in late December due to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
Federal funds are key for these critical programs, which often operate paycheck to paycheck.
The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
“Your actions and comments in the past week have taken us back 25 years," a coalition of advocates wrote the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The landmark legislation protecting domestic violence and sexual assault survivors expires Sept. 30.
The true story of Pocahontas is one of rape and abuse — which indigenous women still experience at alarming rates.
Rep. Tim Murphy inadvertently exposed the hypocrisy of the anti-choice movement.
Obstructionism has become the new normal. Ordinary Americans disdain their own representatives, and elected officials distrust their own colleagues.