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Congressman Scott Peters’ Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement on the House passage of the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act.

“San Diegans have been waiting for a reauthorization to the Violence Against Women Act that is all inclusive and non-discriminatory. Today, I am proud to have helped pass the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act. Both Democrats and Republicans, in both houses, came together to show the American people that all victims, irrespective of their heritage or sexual orientation, deserve to be protected from domestic violence.”