Youth and Education news
Volume 3, January 2012
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Approves SAVE Native
Senator Daniel K. Akaka, Native Hawaiian
"I would like to offer my sincerest appreciation to Senators Franken, Udall, Inouye, Johnson, and Tester, who co-sponsored this bill, to Senator Murkowski who was added as a co-sponsor today, and to my fellow members on the [Indian Affairs]Committee for approving this important piece of legislation.
"The SAVE Native Women Act will work to prevent violent crimes against Native women and will hold perpetrators accountable for their criminal behavior," said Senator Akaka."Although we cannot change the past or right the wrongs for those who have been victimized, we can change their futures by passing legislation to better protect Native women, children and families, and by putting a stop to this cycle of violence."
Senator Akaka's SAVE Native Women Act Floor Introduction
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