The Coming Fight over Violence Against Women

Date: 
March 20, 2012

"The new VAWA is not as radically different from earlier versions as Republicans suggest. Longtime advocates of the law argue that the expansions for these groups are incremental. β€œIt’s not so much novel as it is an evolution,” says Lisalyn R. Jacobs,, the vice president for government relations at Legal Momentum, who has worked on VAWA since just after President Clinton signed it in 1994."