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Video: Indian Law Resource Center for reauthorization of VAWA

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The Indian Law Resource Center released a video on Wednesday in support of a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

The video urges lawmakers to support a version of VAWA that recognizes tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit domestic violence crimes on reservations. "I want the rights afforded other women in this country. I want to be safe and when my safety is violated, I want justice," one woman says.

S.1925 passed in the Senate with the tribal provisions. But the House left them out in H.R.4970.

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Press Release; Video Urges Action on VAWA (Indian Law Resource Center 9/5)

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