Congress can't agree on the Violence Against Women Act

01/7/2013 | ChicagoNow.com · National Public Radio

Congress was unable to come to an agreement to extend the Violence Against Women Act, which was first passed in the mid-1990s. The Senate version of the bill would have added protections for Native American women, immigrants and members of the LGBT community. It appears that some members of the House had concerns about the provisions that relate to Native Americans.

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