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National Congress of American Indians President Jefferson Keel said the new Violence Against Women Act is “not just a victory for Indian Country.” The law expands protections for immigrants, gays and Native American women. Photo/Vaughn Hillyard

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Arizona advocates hail president's signing of Violence Against Women Act

Tribal leaders and Arizona advocates for abused women hailed the signing March 7 of the new Violence Against Women Act, which expands protections for same-sex partners, immigrants and Native American women.