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LAWMAKERS DIVIDED OVER VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT

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IOWA SENATOR CHUCK GRASSLEY SAYS HE SUPPORTS REAUTHORIZING THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT — BUT WITHOUT SOME OF THE GUN RESTRICTIONS THAT WON HOUSE APPROVAL THIS SPRING.

CGGUN6 OC………PROGRAM MANY TIMES.” :10

GRASSLEY SAYS WHILE HE’S SUPPORTED EXPANDING RIGHTS FOR VICTIMS OVER THE YEARS, GUN RESTRICTIONS FOR ACCUSED DOMESTIC ABUSERS IS A NO GO FOR HIM.

THE HOUSE-PASSED BILL WOULD BAR PEOPLE WITH TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS AND INDIVIDUALS CONVICTED OF STALKING FROM OWNING OR POSSESSING A GUN.

CGGUN7 OC…….A LOT OF PARTISANSHIP.” :22

THE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HELD A HEARING ON THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN ACT THIS (TUESDAY) MORNING.

GRASSLEY IS THE TOP REPUBLICAN ON THE COMMITTEE.