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Klobuchar, Senate women call for Violence Against Women Act passage

WASHINGTON — The Senate and House passed competing VAWAs in May. Senate women say their bill is a better path.

Senate women are calling on their counterparts in the House to pressure leadership to take up the Senate bill.
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  • Apply the law to gay, lesbian and transgendered Americans;
  • Allow Native American women to take American citizens accused of abusing them to tribal court;
  • And expand the number of temporary visas for undocumented immigrants who are abused and  cooperate with police investigating the alleged crime.
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