Yes, “it is cowardly not to step up” when another man is assaulting a woman.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Friday the nation needs to bring young men into the struggle against domestic violence by encouraging them to stand against the crime on college campuses.
Biden, speaking at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee’s women’s leadership forum, said the 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act highlights the need to fight domestic violence against women in their teens and 20s.
Biden said the administration would be unrelenting “to make it clear that it is cowardly not to step up.”
“There is an absolute obligation, a moral obligation, to step up and intervene and say something,” Biden said.
President Barack Obama and Biden were unveiling a campaign Friday to target domestic violence on college campuses. The vice president also was holding a round-table discussion on domestic violence later in the day in Denver, where he planned a fundraiser for Democrat Andrew…
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