U.S. News & World Report has taken note of the controversy around the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act - VAWA - (s.1925), making it the focus of Debate Club. Debate Club brings in the best arguments and lets readers decide which is the most persuasive. They ask: Should the Violence Against Women Act Be Reauthorized? click here
As of this writing, the entry in first place is: "NO: Violence Against Women Act Is a Totalitarian Violation of Democracy" by Laura Wood.click here In second place is "NO: The Violence Against Women Act Should Outrage Decent People" by Janice Shaw Crouse.click here Following that are a few entries supporting the reauthorization.
You could read these two thoughtful articles explaining why Senator Leahy's VAWA misses the mark, or you could read all of the entries, pro and against VAWA. We encourage that.
But we also understand how valuable your time is. So if you only have a moment and you want to make a difference, I'll explain how you can do that.
Go to the debate here: click here. Scroll down until you see these two 'NO' opinions:
Click on the UP buttons next to Laura's and Janice's entries. That's it!
If you have another moment, you could click the down buttons next to all of the 'yes' entries.
Thank you for your continued dedication, and for your patience. I believe we are starting to see the results of our slow and steady efforts. Isn't it just wonderful?
Teri Stoddard, Program Director
Stop Abusive and Violent Environments
If you have time to write an opinion that is great too in fact it is preferred but if don't then support our friends and undermining our enemies is good too. You do that by upvoting or downvoting. There are politicians weighing in too and they are reading this site so if you want to weigh in this is a great reason to do so.