Dear Friends,

What Happened to the Presumption of Innocence?

statueThe DV industry is telling Congress that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) must be reauthorized during the lame duck session. We need to make sure they hear our message that VAWA should not be reauthorized unless it respects the presumption of innocence.

Learn more:

Let’s take action!

Call both of your Senators and your Representative at 1-202-224-3121.

You can also find your Senators’ phone numbers here: and your Representative’s phone number here:

Even if you called last time, call again today. Just say, “Don’t pass the Violence Against Women Act until the presumption of innocence is restored!”

phoneCall now. Call later. Call often.

Or call once.

Just call!


Teri Stoddard, Program Director
Stop Abusive and Violent Environments

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