Tell Congress to the Pass the Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act
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Tell Congress to the Pass the Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act

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      Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence


Tell Congress to Pass Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act.

In an effort to end domestic violence against women, thus reducing health-care spending, Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY) has introduced the Violence Against Women Health Initiative Act (HR 1578). The bill will provide funding for health care providers in order to assist them in identifying and preventing domestic violence.

Approximately 1 out of every 3 women has been beaten, coerced into sex, or in some way abused over the course of her lifetime.  Each year, that abuse costs the United States health-care system an estimated $8.3 billion.

Violence against women affects us all. Please encourage your Representatives to pass HR 1578 in order to help eradicate violence against women and girls.

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    • Julie Unruh LAWRENCE, KS
      • over 3 years ago

      If you allow women to get beat, raped, and subjected to more abuse during her life time, your costing America billions of dollars. Please pass the HR1578 by Representative Louise Slaughter (D-NY), please tell me that you don't see women as baby factor's, you actually see them as human beings.

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