SAVE: Female Columnists Double-Down on the Violence Against Women Act

In case you haven’t been following it, there has been a boatload of articles by female columnists criticizing the Violence Against Women Act. All of these articles were published in the past week:

  1. Wendy Kaminer, The Atlantic: What’s Wrong with the Violence Against Women Act? http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2012/03/whats-wrong-with-the-violence-against-women-act/254678/
  2. Abby Schachter, New York Post: The 'I Lied to the Police and Got Him Thrown in Jail' Act. http://www.nypost.com/p/blogs/capitol/the_lied_jail_the_police_and_got_s2zheEr5zwQ1CXY3cbgGCP
  3. Emily Miller, Washington Times: Violence Against Women Act is a Ploy to Paint Republicans as Anti-Women. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/mar/19/obama-iso-swf/
  4. Mary Theroux, Independent Institute: Violence Against Women Act Sanctions Rights Violations. http://blog.independent.org/2012/03/19/violence-against-women-act-sanctions-rights-violations/
  5. Janice Crouse, US News and World Report: The Violence Against Women Act Should Outrage Decent People. http://www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-the-violence-against-women-act-be-reauthorized/the-violence-against-women-act-should-outrage-decent-people
  6. Laura Wood, US News and World Report: Violence Against Women Act Is a Totalitarian Violation of Democracy. http://www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-the-violence-against-women-act-be-reauthorized/violence-against-women-act-is-a-totalitarian-violation-of-democracy
  7. Wendy McElroy, Women Against VAWA Excess: The Silent Scream. http://womenagainstvawa.org/the-silent-scream/
  8. Charlotte Hays, Townhall: Taxpayer Cry: Not One Penny for Drag Shows! http://townhall.com/columnists/charlottehays/2012/03/20/taxpayer_cry_not_one_penny_for_drag_shows

And check out the debate at U.S. News and World Report whether to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: http://www.usnews.com/debate-club/should-the-violence-against-women-act-be-reauthorized. The ‘nays’ are leading the ‘yeas’ by a long shot.