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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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Danica Roem Speaks Out Against Using Stigmatizing Rhetoric

When I posted about the comments made by Richelle Wallace was making about transgender people, myself and several other people pointed out that nobody said you can’t have legitimate discussion about various issues being discussed by the General Assembly. Everybody … Continue reading

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Mayoral Candidate Richelle Wallace Spews Anti-Trans Rhetoric on Social Media

Local elected officials often have a significant amount of influence over how welcoming their communities are for the LGBT community and other groups who face discrimination. They not only help govern the locality, but can help promote a certain set … 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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Virginia Democrats Respond to Trump’s Iranian Airstrike

There’s been a lot of questions raised since news broke that Donald Trump launched an airstrike against Iran that killed Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani. While there doesn’t seem to be any doubt the Iranian general was a horrible man who … Continue reading

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Scott Surovell and Patrick Hope Introduce Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

There have been countless studies over the years that show conversion therapy not only doesn’t work, but can be extremely harmful for children who are forced to go through it. Considering how kids already are going through enough while trying … Continue reading

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Jeff McKay Says Voters Showed They Support One Fairfax

During the campaign, Republicans in Fairfax County essentially tried to turn the election into a referendum on One Fairfax. The policy essentially requires elected officials to take into consideration the impact policy decisions would have on communities who don’t traditionally … Continue reading

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UFCW Fights For Fair Contract at NoVA Safeway and Giant Grocery Stores

Since the centerpiece of the holiday is gathering with friends and family around a big turkey dinner with all the fixings, this week is extremely busy for grocery stores. Everybody’s running in and out trying to pick up all the … Continue reading

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Ralph Northam Doesn’t Support Repealing Right to Work Laws

With Democrats taking control of both chambers of the General Assembly for the first time in a generation, there was a lot of hope they’d pass laws that would benefit workers. Not even a month after the election, however, Gov. … 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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