Posey Votes Against Violence Against Women’s Act; Folds to NRA Pressure

Domestic violence victims are 5 times more likely to be killed if their abuser has access to a gun. In the U.S., a woman is killed by an intimate partner with a gun every 16 hours. The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA) that made improvements in services for victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, also aimed to tighten gun …