NAAG to Congress: Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

As the legislative history of VAWA has shown, members from both sides of the aisle have come together to strengthen existing protections and fill gaps in the law. We, therefore, urge you to work together as leaders of your respective caucuses and committees to act before VAWA expires and pass a VAWA reauthorization bill that continues to ensure our nation’s most vulnerable victims are not left behind.

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State and Territory AGs Support Violence Against Women Act

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is supporting the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since 1995, VAWA has awarded over $6 billion in grants to government and non-profit programs that aim to address and reduce violence against women. “As the chief legal officers of our respective states, reducing the rate…

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