2.11 Fight for Justice:  Tracey Goes to Washington

2.11 Fight for Justice: Tracey Goes to Washington

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In December of 1990, Tracey Thurman came to Washington DC to testify before a Senate Hearing.  Then-Senator Joe Biden of Delaware invited her to testify as Congress considered a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) to address widespread intimate partner violence and a lack of resources for victims. Although bitterness against the police was an undertone in her testimony, she avoided blaming them in this statement, instead listing their problematic responses, focusing on prevention and asking for ... See More

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