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A Billion Rising (Or 51% of America, Anyway): The GOP Is Killing Itself With The Violence Against Women Act

In 1978 in Salem, Oregon, a married woman who had been a victim of domestic abuse accused her husband of rape.  The rape and the accompanying violence inflicted upon her by her spouse was not a new thing for the woman; the ability to have the state intercede on her behalf was.  Prior to 1978…