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Strip Search Policy

Ralph Northam Ends Strip-Search Policy After Minor Girl’s Case Surfaces

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The 8-year-old girl who visited her father at the Virginia prison last month and stood at the receiving end of a humiliating strip-search, led the Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to suspend the policy, Friday. The Governor said that he was “deeply disturbed” by the wrong use of strip-search policy and called for an inquiry. Meanwhile,…

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Equal Rights Amendment

Virginia Dems Continue to Push for Ratification of Equal Rights Amendment

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The state Democrats are now pushing to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). With this, Virginia will become the 38th state to ratify ERA, paving the path for a constitutional amendment. The amendment ensures that no citizen undergoes discrimination due to their gender. In the past 47 years, 37 states have ratified the amendment, with…

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Refugee Resettlements

Ralph Northam claims Virginia can Accommodate New Refugee Resettlements

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Gov. Ralph Northam has retorted to the President’s executive order that issues various laws and procedures for the refugee resettlements. Responding to the order that was issued in late September, Northam deliberately and distinctively claimed that the state is ready to accept more refugees. The executive order by President Donald Trump has provided the state…

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Second Amendment Sanctuary

Second Amendment Sanctuary: A Stab in Back of State Residents by Counties

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In response to Gov. Ralph Northam’s latest move of proposing gun-regulation bills for discussion once the legislature reconvenes in January, the Appomattox County Board of Supervisors declared themselves as a ‘Second Amendment Sanctuary’. Apart from Appomattox and Pittsylvania counties, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Patrick, and Franklin have also approved the legislation to safeguard their right to…

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Virginia House Democrats

Virginia House Democrats File Legislations for Next General Assembly

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On Monday, Virginia House Democrats rushed to file several legislation bills including, gun control, LGBTQ protections and the Equal Rights Amendment, as the window opened for next year’s General Assembly session. However, pre-filling came at a bad time for Republican leaders, who traveled to Richmond to officially close the special legislative session on gun control,…

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Virginia Bus Crash

Virginia Bus Crash Leaves 24 Injured and Democrats under Pressure

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Snowstorms and fog has once again targeted the Virginian interstates, causing a horrific crash between a charter bus and tractor-trailer on the Interstate 64 in the Afton Mountain region, early Sunday morning. The Virginia bus crash left at least 24 people injured, forcing the authorities to close the interstate from both the sides, which was…

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Virginia Elections

Post Virginia Elections, Democrats Fail to Resolve Key Issues

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Prior to the 2019 Virginia elections, the citizens of the state had to bear the state Republican Party and their decision on key issues. Those issues not only violated the basic rights but also put the safety of Virginians in peril. However, after the Democratic Party took over, it seemed that the state residents won’t…

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Virginian Doctor

Virginia Doctor Charged with Fraud for Performing Unconsented Hysterectomy

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It’s only been a few days since the Virginia’s state elections, and the state is once again in limelight for violation of women’s rights with the true face of the healthcare system being revealed. A 69-year-old Virginian Doctor, Javaid Perwaiz, has been arrested and is facing charges of performing hysterectomies and removing the fallopian tubes…

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2019 Virginia elections
2019 Virginia elections

Wave of Progress to Flow as Democrats Win 2019 Virginia Elections

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After the 2019 Virginia Elections concluded on Tuesday, the Democrats have managed to create not just history, but also a glimmer of hope for the wave of progress to flow through the entire state. Even though the polls indicated the interest of the voters to the state Democratic Party, the state party itself left no…

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