Dr. Phil Makes Waves on Capitol Hill With Social Causes

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Dr. Phil Goes To Washington – this is too awesome to miss!

Originally posted on Variety:

When it comes to critical social causes, Dr. Phil McGraw ventures beyond the walls of Paramount Studios to make an impact. McGraw has testified before Congress on two high-profile occasions, the first on June 14, 2010, before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities in an effort to stop student cyberbullying.

“When I grew up as a boy all of our fantasies were about the wild, wild west … and now we’re dealing with the wild, wild Web and the gunslingers are keyboard bullies,” McGraw told the committee. “They are these people that, with anonymity, attack other students in a way that can completely destroy their reputations. It’s something that has changed and we have to change with it.”

On July 13, 2011, McGraw testified to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, which supports community-based organizations that are engaged in work to end domestic violence, dating violence, sexual…

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