Archive for January, 2013

Jan 29, 2013

API Call on Congress to Pass VAWA

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum Statement on the Violence Against Women Act   For immediate release: Jan. 10, 2013 Washington, D.C.–The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) is dismayed that the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was not reauthorized in the 112thCongress. The Senate’s 2012 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act would have extended […]

Jan 29, 2013

VIRGINIA’S ANTI-ASIAN ABORTION BAN DEFEATED

National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum Successfully Defends against Racist Anti-Abortion Bill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Christine Poquiz, cpoquiz@napawf.org Richmond, VA— On Friday, January 18, 2013, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) celebrated the defeat of Virginia’s HB 1316. If passed, the bill would have criminalized doctors for performing sex-selective abortions. The Virginia […]

Jan 17, 2013

Urgent Action Needed!

PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW! CALL VA LEGISLATORS AND TELL THEM TO OPPOSE ANTI-ASIAN ABORTION BILL Friends, We need you to call Virginia legislators NOW to tell them to oppose HB 1316, an anti-Asian abortion ban almost identical to the one we defeated at the federal level. We just learned that HB 1316, VA Delegate Bob […]