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Slaughter Calls On House Majority To Bring Inclusive Violence Against Women Act To The Floor For An Up-Or-Down Vote

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"When we wrote the Violence Against Women Act in 1994, we intended for the law to cover everyone, not single out certain people as undeserving of these protections," said Congresswoman Slaughter, an original author of the Violence Against Women Act. "I'm glad the Senate passed this bill -- which covers all victims of domestic violence -- by such a wide bipartisan margin, and I implore the House Majority to do the right thing and bring this to the floor for a clean up-or-down vote without delay."

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