C.), Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), John Boozman (R-Ark.), Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Tom Carper (D-Del.). The cosigners are all members of the Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus.
40001-40703 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, H. By a 5–4 majority, the Court overturned the provision as exceeding the federal government's powers under the Commerce Clause.The Lugar Center and Georgetown's Mc Court School of Public Policy awarded positive scores to 45 senators and 152 representatives, meaning they were considered bipartisan.Fifty-three senators and 275 representatives receivedscores less than zero, indicating they were not bipartisan.Together, we can pass this commonsense bill and save lives.” “The Interfaith Coalition has been a leading voice within the faith community to end domestic and sexual violence," said Jewish Women International CEO Lori Weinstein."As the convener of the Coalition, we work together to lift up the diverse voices of more than three dozen national faith organizations.The World Conference on Human Rights, held in Vienna, Austria, in 1993, and the Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the same year, concluded that civil society and governments have acknowledged that domestic violence is a public health policy and human rights concern.In the United States, according to the National Intimate Partner Sexual Violence Survey of 2010 1 in 6 women suffered some kind of sexual violence induced by their intimate partner during the course of their lives.The Violence Against Women Act was developed and passed as a result of extensive grassroots efforts in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with advocates and professionals from the battered women's movement, sexual assault advocates, victim services field, law enforcement agencies, prosecutors' offices, the courts, and the private bar urging Congress to adopt significant legislation to address domestic and sexual violence.One of the greatest successes of VAWA is its emphasis on a coordinated community response to domestic violence, sex dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking; courts, law enforcement, prosecutors, victim services, and the private bar currently work together in a coordinated effort that did not exist before at the state and local levels.The senators also call on agency leaders to remind employees of procedures for making protected disclosures as well as protections in place to prevent and respond to retaliation. Joining Grassley on the letter are senators Claire Mc Caskill (D-Mo.), Thom Tillis (R-N.