Originally Posted by Direckshun
That was our policy prior to VAWA. VAWA provides unique services that weren't being provided on local or state levels, because the local and state governments weren't doing it.
And violent crime rates against women were dropping a larger rate without them, than they have with them. Each case and locality faces it's own set of unique circumstances, and I trust the local law enforcement to tackle their problems as they see fit. And as we've already proven, they were doing it quite effectively without the federal government's oversight.