Stop Family Violence Activists

Contributed by: Irene Weiser

Thanks to your quick response a couple weeks ago, over 80 members of the House of Representatives signed on in support of full funding for lifesaving Violence Against Women Act, and Family Violence Prevention and Services Act programs.

Now Senators Leahy and Crapo are circulating a similar “Dear Colleague” letter in the Sentate – asking their colleagues to sign on in support of full funding for VAWA and FVPSA.

Domestic violence and sexual assault programs are facing a crisis — state funding and donations are down, while demand for services is skyrocketing. Shelters are operating over capacity and are turning victims away, calls to the National Domestic Violence Hotline have increased dramatically and news of family violence mass murders have become an almost daily occurrence. Full federal funding of all victim service programs is essential.

ACT NOW! Click here to send a free, pre-written message to your Senators urging them to sign on to support full funding for VAWA and FVPSA programs.

Thanks for your quick response on this. Together, we can ..

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