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Congress passes bill
renewing anti-violence law

Associated Press, by Jim Abrams

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Posted By:Ribicon, 2/28/2013 3:27:09 PM

Washington — The House on Thursday passed and sent to President Barack Obama a far-reaching extension of the Violence Against Women Act. The vote came after House Republican leaders, cognizant of divisions in their own ranks and the need to improve their faltering image among women voters, accepted a bill that cleared the Senate two weeks ago on a strong bipartisan vote. The bill renews a 1994 law that has set the standard for how to protect women, and some men, from domestic abuse and prosecute abusers. Thursday´s 286-138 vote came after House lawmakers rejected a more limited approach offered

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Republicans again refuse again to undo Klinton-era divisive politics, embracing the losing Rovian Dem Lite strategery.

"So you´re saying your positions are the same as mine," to paraphrase Emperor Zero during the final presidential debate vs Mitt Romney.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rosewater, 2/28/2013 3:29:18 PM     (No. 9201363)

Well of course they did. The MSM knows how to keep panty waisted republicans in line.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: John c, 2/28/2013 3:29:29 PM     (No. 9201364)

This is the bill which had Mark so upset last night. Not constitutional and it now includes women, gays, indians and more.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pam, 2/28/2013 4:01:26 PM     (No. 9201414)

Once again I may be a criminal and not even know it. Hurtful speech is now illegal.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WestCoast, 2/28/2013 4:14:01 PM     (No. 9201421)

Pretty soon if you don´t agree with everything a woman says it´s going to be domestic violence and a criminal history making it illegal to own a firearm.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ivehadit, 2/28/2013 4:29:30 PM     (No. 9201438)

Disgusting!

So now, you better create a law to FIX THIS ONE!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: master sergeant, 2/28/2013 4:53:59 PM     (No. 9201462)

This is another questionable piece of legislation pushed leftist democrats. Is it Constitutional? The Republican Leadership is just damn cowardly!! Easily Intimidated by the MSM.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/28/2013 5:00:31 PM     (No. 9201474)

Congress creating solutions to problems that don`t exist. Our Bill of Rights is being eroded in the name of political correctness. I HATE the GOP as much as I do the Rats. Better to just separate the two sexes and have nothing to do with one another.

Screw you Eric Cantor!!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/28/2013 5:13:30 PM     (No. 9201490)

So- we see another class division reinforcement to help further shatter our society. Is it not already against the law to commit assault? Violence is being used merely to saturate our legal systems with more and more refined divisions of class within our society. When do they pass the anti-violence act for white men being assaulted by blacks for racial hatred reasons? I didn´t think so.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/28/2013 5:17:25 PM     (No. 9201495)

This is worse than you can imagine. Even words can be cause for arrest and punishment.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/28/2013 5:47:34 PM     (No. 9201542)

Once again the pusillanimous pubbies refuse to do what is right in favor of doing what is safe. Thank god our founders were not such cowards. We never would have had a nation.

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