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Holder: I Can’t Understand Why There’s A ‘Debate’ About Violence Against Women Act

By Annie-Rose Strasser  

"Holder: I Can’t Understand Why There’s A ‘Debate’ About Violence Against Women Act"

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Attorney General Eric Holder today called it “inconceivable” that Congress has not yet reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act. “For the life of me, I cannot begin to understand why this is something that is a debate within Congress,” he said, “It is inconceivable to me now that we are in the process of a debate about something that has proven so effective and is clearly so needed for the future. It must be passed, and it must be passed soon,” Holder said. Watch it:

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