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These Are Times That Try Men

    “These are times that try men’s souls.” -Thomas Paine   Those words were penned by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution. There are eras where people’s characters are tested and this seems to be one of those times. When you look back at history, you see many examples …

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A Fact-sheet On VAWA 2013

Senate Bill S.47 is the bipartisan bill for the reauthorization of VAWA (Violence against Women Act), which was introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Senator Michael Crapo (R-ID). Below is a fact-sheet about S.47, which was written and compiled by the Immigration Committee of the National Task Force to …

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VAWA National Day of Action

Below is a guest post written by our Legal Director Chris Mansour about the importance of VAWA reauthorization. Our client Lisa was raped by her stepfather for over a year, starting when she was nine years old. When he was finally caught, she courageously told the police what he had …