Legislative Update for March 1, 2013

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The House and Senate were back in full swing this week.

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA): The House took upS. 47, the Senate-passed version of the Violence Against Women Act. It was passed with a vote of 286-138. Click here to see how your member voted.

To read Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee’s (CWALAC) press statement, click here.

To read CWALAC CEO & President Penny Nance’s op-ed on VAWA, click here.

Nomination: Chuck Hagel was confirmed as Secretary of Defense on Tuesday, February 26, by a vote of 58-41. To see how your member voted, click here.

To read CWALAC’s press statement, click here.

Act Now: Call your senators and urge them to cosponsor Sen. Graham’s (R-South Carolina) resolution, which declares that the United States has a vital interest and commitment to ensuring the existence, survival, and security of the State of Israel. To find your senators, click here.