Quick Hit Action Alert: Restore VAWA Funding.

As many of us already know, Bush’s budget proposal for 2009 includes a $120 million cut from the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Joe Biden has a bill on the floor of the Senate today requesting $100 million to be restored to the program. Tell your senator to vote for this much-needed amendment.

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  1. littledupont
    Posted March 13, 2008 at 1:53 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the heads-up on this; sadly DC doesn’t count for such things.
    [Is it possible that taxation without representation would ever be picked up as a feminist issue? Women are being disenfranchised after all /sort-sarcastic]

  2. littledupont
    Posted March 13, 2008 at 1:55 pm | Permalink

    bah – sort-of-sarcastic.

  3. ojibwayangel
    Posted March 13, 2008 at 4:44 pm | Permalink

    Sent my letter and emailed 10 friends!

  4. BK125
    Posted March 14, 2008 at 12:30 pm | Permalink

    I would, but I don’t have a senator. Oh,DC…Gotta love that whole taxation without representation thing. I did pass it on to a few friends who technically live in Maryland, though!

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