violence against women act http://nhpr.org en Impasse in Washington Has N.H. Domestic Violence Advocates Worried http://nhpr.org/post/impasse-washington-has-nh-domestic-violence-advocates-worried <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Supporters of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) like to point out that since its passage in 1994, incidents of domestic violence are down by more than 50% nationwide.</span></p><p>But they also say this isn’t about stats, this is about people like Carrie Ann, who requested that her last name not be used.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 09:24:00 +0000 Todd Bookman 20134 at http://nhpr.org Impasse in Washington Has N.H. Domestic Violence Advocates Worried Shaheen Calls For Extension To Violence Against Women Act http://nhpr.org/post/shaheen-calls-extension-violence-against-women-act <p>New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen and other Democrats are trying to Increase pressure on the House to pass an extension to the Violence Against Women Act before they head out of town in August. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:48:00 +0000 Matt Laslo 9130 at http://nhpr.org