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Rape on the reservation

By Louise Erdrich

Published: February 26, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS

TWO Republicans running for Congressional seats last year offered opinions on “legitimate rape” or God-approved conceptions during rape, tainting their party with misogyny. Their candidacies tanked. Words matter.

House Set to Pass Senate Version of VAWA

By Daniel Newhauser / Roll Call

Feb. 26, 2013, 8:38 p.m.

The House is expected to give in to Democratic pressure Thursday and pass the Senate version of the Violence Against Women Act after failing to find a substitute that can garner the support of its members.

Jennifer Bendery / Huffington Post jen.bendery@huffingtonpost.com

Feburary 22, 2013

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders quietly unveiled their Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill on Friday, a proposal that differs from what the Senate passed last week in a handful of ways, namely in its omission of LGBT protections and its modified language targeting Native American victims of domestic abuse.

Contact: Jared King
Communications Director
Navajo Nation Washington Office
Cell 202-200-0625 

Contact: Jared King
Communications Director
Navajo Nation Washington Office
Cell 202-200-0625
jking@nnwo.org

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