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Article posted: 3/7/2013 2:05 PM

Obama signs expanded Violence Against Women Act

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President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a bill extending and expanding domestic violence protections, ushering in a legislative victory for gay rights advocates and Native Americans that eluded him during his re-election campaign.

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President Barack Obama says an expanded anti-violence bill is a "victory" for advocates and survivors of domestic violence. Obama is speaking at a signing ceremony for the bill, which extends domestic violence protections.
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