Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff on VAWA:
"I moved back to Utah in 1994 to work as an Assistant Utah Attorney General. That same year, Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”). One of my jobs was to represent the Utah Crime Victims Reparations Board, where VAWA resources were emphasized. I later served as a member of that Board. As Utah Attorney General I have worked directly with law enforcement, victims and NGO’s dedicated to protecting all citizens with special emphasis on domestic violence. In my various roles the past eighteen years, I have personally witnessed the way VAWA has transformed federal, state and local response to domestic violence - reducing the annual incidence of domestic violence by more than 50% "
Read the full artilce at UtahPolicy.com: Congress Must Stop Bickering and Reauthorize VAWA