Richmond, Va., Mayor Orders Emergency Removal Of Confederate Statues
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Virginia’s capital city began taking down its statue of Stonewall Jackson after Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the immediate removal of… READ MORE
Protesters Topple Jefferson Davis Statue In Richmond, Va.
Protesters in Richmond, Va., late Wednesday toppled a statue of Jefferson Davis that has stood on the city’s Monument Avenue since 1907.
Local news organizations… READ MORE
Carroll Foy formally launches bid for Virginia governor
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic state Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy has formally launched her bid for Virginia governor, using email and social media to make… READ MORE
VA’s Northam: Face coverings required in public in Va. starting Friday
Face coverings will be required inside public establishments starting Friday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday. He also addressed photos of him without a face… READ MORE
Virginia bans conversion therapy for LGBTQ children, a first in the South
Virginia became the first state in the South to ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy for LGBTQ children.
Gov. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, signed… READ MORE
Ralph Northam expected to sign gay and transgender protection bill that religious leaders fear will lead to discrimination
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to sign a bill protecting gay and transgender people that many religious leaders fear will put faith-based institutions at… READ MORE
Virginia assault weapon ban fails after moderate Democrats break with party to reject it
Virginia’s effort to ban the sale of assault weapons was rejected by state lawmakers, including four Democrats who joined Republicans in voting down the measure.… READ MORE
Virginia House approves bill to join National Popular Vote, bypass Electoral College
The Virginia House of Delegates passed Tuesday a bill to award its electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote as the newly… READ MORE
Virginia House approves ‘assault weapons’ ban
Virginia lawmakers narrowly passed a proposed measure to ban the sale of assault-style weapons Tuesday as Democrats continue to advocate for a series of gun… READ MORE
Virginia Senate blocks another Northam-backed gun bill
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate blocked one of Gov. Ralph Northam’s top gun-control bills Monday, adding to the list of measures the Democratic… READ MORE