Congress first passed the Violence Against Women Act in 1994. Among other things, its provisions made it a federal crime to cross state lines with the intent of committing domestic violence, stalking, or violating a protection order. Lawmakers have since expanded the act several times.
The CRCC receives funding for several of our services through the Violence Against Women Act. I am excited to know that this funding is being used to protect all people who need it.
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