President Bush Signs into Law the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

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January 5, 2006

President Bush Signs into Law the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

On January 5, 2006, President Bush signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. This extension will provide approximately $3.9 billion over the next five years to help combat domestic violence in the United States. More than 92,000 Amnesty activists signed a petition calling for renewal of the law.