Congress: Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
On average in the U.S., 20 people per minute are abused by
an intimate partner. But with the help of the Violence Against Women Act
(VAWA), those numbers are beginning to change for the better. Since VAWA’s
implementation in 1994, the annual incidence of domestic violence has decreased
Tell congress to reauthorize the
Violence Against Women Act, which provides lifesaving services and programs for
victims. Our faith tells us to stand by and uplift the abused and down-trodden—VAWA
helps make this Christian value a national priority. Tell Congress to
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Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act
Dear Member of Congress
More than any other legislation, the Violence Against Women Act has had the largest impact on preventing and responding to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Since VAWA's implementation in 1994, the annual incidence of domestic violence has decreased 53 percent. We pray that the current Congress continues to affirm the importance of VAWA, and through reauthorization, continues to affirm the God-given worth of women.This Easter season, we celebrate a God who triumphed over abuse and death through the power of the resurrection. We pray that our laws mirror this liberating miracle. Please reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act so that no woman or child ever has to feel trapped in the tomb of an abusive relationship. Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act to provide lifesaving programs for victims.
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