Network News Shows Ignore House GOP Failure To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act | Research | Media Matters for America

Network News Shows Ignore House GOP Failure To Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act | Research | Media Matters for America.

House Republicans Failed To Pass Senate’s Reauthorization Of VAWA. The Huffington Post reported that the Violence Against Women Act expired on January 2 after House Republican leadership failed to bring the already-passed Senate version of the bill up for a vote:

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.

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