Violence Against Women Act backed by Council

March 19, 2013

On the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act, City Council passed a resolution of support for the Act that expanded protections for victims of domestic violence. The Act is credited with reducing the domestic crimes against women by two-thirds, said At Large Council Representative Linda Omobien, who sponsored the resolution.


March 18, 2013 from Akron City Council on Vimeo.