by Roy Speckhardt
The Violence Against Women Act should be reauthorized as soon as possible. The issues that the act confronts, including domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking, are serious problems that benefit from this legislative effort to lessen their occurrence and help women to feel safer.
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Roy Speckhardt has been the executive director of the American Humanist Association since 2005. He also serves as a board member of the Humanist Institute, the Secular Coalition for America, Institute for Humanist Studies, the United Coalition of Reason, and as an advisory board member of the Secular Student Alliance.