Tag Archives: Gun Violence

Circuit Court Judge Upholds Background Check Legislation

A circuit court judge has upheld a new law passed this year requiring background checks on all gun sales in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The legislation was already a compromise with folks who oppose reasonable reforms to help end gun … Continue reading

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Video: Sen. Dave Marsden Provides Update on Legislation to Help End Gun Violence

Measures to help end gun violence have been one of the biggest topics of discussion during this year’s session for Virginia’s General Assembly, so it shouldn’t be too surprising that it came up during a town hall forum that Del. … Continue reading

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Peaceful Crowd Holds Vigil Outside NRA Headquarters

There were an estimated 22,000 people from all over the country who swarmed into Richmond yesterday in order to express their opposition to commonsense reforms to end gun violence. Shortly after all of this wrapped up, however, a group of concerned … Continue reading

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VA Senate Democrats Announce Legislative Priorities

As members of Virginia’s General Assembly have begun pre-filing legislation to be considered in the upcoming session, the Senate Democratic caucus has announced its priorities for the session. Considering they campaigned upon similar themes this year, it shouldn’t be too … Continue reading

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Arthur Purves Illustrates the Current State of the Fairfax County Republican Party

While most folks believe Senator Janet Howell will coast to reelection in the 32nd District since her opponent is a repeat candidate who has hardly any money backing his campaign, the rhetoric used by Arthur Purves is a prime example … Continue reading

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Washington Post Endorses Dan Helmer and John Bell

With four days until the election, the Washington Post has weighed in on several of the crucial General Assembly races here in Northern Virginia. After calling out the “vitriolic” and “poisonous tone” resulting from the Republicans taking “a page from … Continue reading

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GOP Senate Candidate Says Gun Violence Result of Taking Lord’s Prayer and 10 Commandments Out of Public Schools

During last night’s League of Women Voters forum held at the Sully District Government Center for the 32nd Senate District, the candidates were asked about what they’d do the help address the gun violence epidemic that’s facing our country and … Continue reading

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Dalia Palchik and Eric Anthony Jones Discuss Gun Violence at LWV Forum

The gun violence epidemic has been impacting communities all across the country, but the mass shooting in Virginia Beach has given too many Virginians a reminder of how it can unfortunately impact us right here in our home state. It … Continue reading

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Amanda Chase Threatens Gun Violence if She’s Not Allowed to Park Wherever She Wants

Even in protests that highlight the concerns surrounding issues of police brutality, most people are quick to highlight how the vast majority of police officers are honorable public servants who put their lives on the lines everyday in order to … Continue reading

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Beto O’Rourke Addresses Gun Violence While Campaigning in Northern Virginia

Congressman Beto O’Rourke has been on a swing through Virginia this weekend drawing attention to his presidential campaign, but also rallying support for state and local candidates who have an election coming up on November 5. One of his stops … Continue reading

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