TAGS: Women's Rights •
April 14, 2011

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…

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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.