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Addressing VAWA, Sen. Al Franken Breaks Down On Senate Floor

By Annie-Rose Strasser  

"Addressing VAWA, Sen. Al Franken Breaks Down On Senate Floor"


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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) broke down in tears today on the floor of the Senate while discussing the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Franken, who has been a staunch advocate for domestic violence victims, got emotional discussing women who face homelessness after being abused. “Once a woman becomes homeless, she becomes even more vulnerable to physical and sexual abuse,” he said. Watch it:

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