Senator McCaskill Calls on House to Take Action on VAWA

United States Senator Claire McCaskill held a press conference in Columbia recently, urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to take action on the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

Also present at the press conference were staff and members of MCADSV.  "Ending violence against women is a shared value among Missourians and we really want our members of Congress to pass the reauthorization and to be part of that work,” said Colleen Coble, MCADSV CEO.

VAWA, which was passed earlier this month by the Senate, does not currently have a scheduled time to be addressed by the House.

For more information on how to find your House Representative and scheduled legislative activity visit the U.S. House of Representatives website.

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This project was supported in part by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program contract No. 2015G991540 and by Grant No. 2014-MU-AX-1204 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.

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