Tag Archives: VAWA

Ernst Chooses NRA Over Violence Against Women Act

Laura Clawson over at dailykos.com is doing some fine reporting with her story on Joni Ernst’s  attempt to pull a little shell game by blocking the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and then introducing her own version … Continue reading

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Be Sure To Add Ernst To This List

Houston Police Chief went off on a much needed rant the other day calling out politicians whose cowardice in the face of the NRA he felt led to the death of one of his officers in a domestic dispute (1.3 … Continue reading

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Joni Ernst Chooses Gun Rights Over Victim Safety

Progress Iowa Report: Ernst refuses to protect domestic violence survivors Ernst’s VAWA reauthorization attempt allows convicted stalkers to continue gun possession Des Moines, Iowa — Progress Iowa released a report today, detailing the failure of Senator Joni Ernst to protect … Continue reading

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Ernst Sticks With The NRA

A common tactic of perpetrators of domestic abuse is to accuse the victim of things that he himself is doing.  A classic example is a husband constantly berating his wife or girlfriend of cheating to keep her on the defensive … Continue reading

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Steve King: Bet I Can Fool You!

In what must be the first move in the 2014 election cycle, a large group of Republican House members voted for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and at the same time voted AGAINST VAWA. So, even though the money … Continue reading

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Sen. Grassley Defends Rights Of White Men Who Abuse Women On Tribal Land

from ThinkProgress Last week, Grassley was one of just 22 senators—all Republican men—who voted against reauthorizing VAWA  [Violence Against Women Act].  During a town hall meeting in Indianola on Wednesday, a woman asked him to explain his vote. Grassley responded … Continue reading

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