Amid the controversy of the fiscal cliff, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) expired. On Saturday, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry spoke with her guests about the impact of VAWA on women, especially immigrants, Native Americans and the undocumented, and how the expiration of VAWA, originally championed by Vice President Joe Biden, may have become a tool in the Republicans' continuing war on women.

Watch Harris-Perry and her panel discuss the politics surrounding of the Violence Against Women Act:

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