Enacted into law as landmark legislation, the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 has received bipartisan support every time it has needed reauthorization, but not this year. A 10-8 vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee produced division along party lines over the act — known as VAWA — and its protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights; undocumented immigrants, and Native American authority.
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