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House GOP Lets Violence Against Women Act Die Without A Vote

Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Despite a late-stage intervention by Vice President Joe Biden, House Republican leaders failed to advance the Senate’s 2012 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, an embattled bill that would have extended domestic violence protections to 30 million LGBT individuals, undocumented immigrants and Native American women. “The House leadership would not […]

Scholarship open to domestic violence survivors

The OBSERVER The General Federation of Women’s Clubs will award $2,500 scholarships to help domestic violence survivors obtain careers offering a better future. Domestic violence survivors who would like to obtain or continue a post secondary education to help reshape their future may apply before Feb. 1, 2013 to: GFWC Success for Survivors Scholarship, 17344 […]