Violence Against Women Act Still in Limbo in House

Senate bill moves ahead with controversial provisions, while House version waits in the wings.

Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wisc., recounts her own history of being sexually assaulted during her childhood and then raped as a young woman as she and other Democrats in the House push for the unrestricted reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 16, 2012.

Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wisc., recounts her own history of being sexually assaulted during her childhood and then raped as a young woman as House Democrats push for the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, May 16, 2012.

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