Sherrod Brown: Crack down on domestic violence

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Sherrod Brown: Crack down on domestic violence

The Record Herald – With more than 38,000 reported incidents of domestic violence in Ohio last year and 169 incidents in Fayette County, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called for passage of “tough legislation” on Wednesday that would help crack down on domestic violence and abuse.

The legislation, which was recently passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of 10-8, would reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and provide essential resources to state and local law enforcement to investigate and prosecute domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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