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oppression / discrimination > Domestic Violence Shelters Warn That Sequestration Has Put Women’s Lives On The Line

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Sequestration, the automatic across-the-board spending cuts that went into effect in March, by design cuts a wide array of government-funded programs. One of the areas is domestic violence funding for programs on the state and local level. At the same time that sequestration is reducing those budgets, however, victims’ need for support has been steadily increasing.

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013...


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Lisa (lisarosenbergsachs) | 424 comments A lot of important programs are on the line. Headstart and other programs affecting young children. Our whole social safety net is on the line.


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