The Violence Against Women Act expires in September, and advocates urged Congress to strengthen and reauthorize it during a committee hearing Tuesday. Among the law's advocates were former Boston Celtics Coach M.L. Carr and actress Salma Hayek. ...What the VAWA supporters don't have is any evidence that VAWA has done any good.
"I think it's feminist pork," said Phyllis Schlafly, president of the national pro-family organization, Eagle Forum. "Taxpayers' money is going in the hands of radical feminists who use it to preach anti-marriage and anti-male ideology."
Thursday, July 21, 2005