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Say Yes to Second Chances - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights, second chances, petition, disenfranchisement, felony, Florida, Kentucky, Iowa, Virginia )

- 657 days ago -
1.5 million people in Florida are excluded from voting because of prior felony convictions. Only 4 states Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, and Virginia apply a lifetime ban on voting if a person received a felony sentence. Convicted of having marijuana is felony
Oliver Blasts Hannity!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, GOP lies, Faux Noise, john oliver, virginia )

- 959 days ago -
See 1st comment.
The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2nd Amendment, State Militias, Slave Patrols, slavery, Virginia, freeing slaves, property, guns, 'rights' to property )

- 1044 days ago -
In the beginning, there were the militias. In the South, they were also called the 'slave patrols,' and they were regulated by the states. 'Well-regulated Militias' kept the slaves in chains. That's why the Constitution emphasizes STATES' rights to them
Virginia to Fight Same-Sex Marriage Ban
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, Mark Herring, Same Sex Marriage, government, Americans, freedoms, goodnews )

- 1945 days ago -
Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring will announce Thursday that he believes the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that Virginia will join two same-sex couples in asking a federal court to strike it down, according to an...
Legislation Would Muzzle Science Teachers in Virginia
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: science, teachers, republicans, Virginia, Richard Bell, government, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, politics )

- 1945 days ago -
Delegate Richard P. "Dickie" Bell (R-Staunton) is the "chief patron," or sponsor, of the bill that local media suggest is probably aimed at how evolution is taught in Virginia. But the language of HB 207 is so broad that just about any controversial...
No More Rape Apologists--Denounce Richard Black! - SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, NRCC, Richard Black, Congress, rape, domestic violence, crime, republicans )

- 1951 days ago -
Richard Black, a candidate for Congress in Virginia, thinks that spousal rape should not be a crime, saying "when they're living together, sleeping in the same bed, she's in a nightie, and so forth."
Voter ID Laws in Action: "Looks Like I Don't Get to Vote Today"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID laws, Texas, Virginia, New Hampshire, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Michigan, politics, ethics, dishonesty )

- 2022 days ago -
Thwarted voters take to Twitter to describe how the new laws hampered voting, confused poll workers, and inspired some to just stay home.
McAuliffe Leads Cuccinelli in Virginia Governor's Race
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, governors race, elections, McAuliffe, Cuccinelli, elections, GoodNews, democrats, republicans, news, politics )

- 2065 days ago -
Democrat Terry McAuliffe has vaulted into the lead over Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II in a Virginia governor's race that has left many voters sour on both candidates, according to a new Washington Post-Abt SRBI poll.
Ken Cuccinelli's Involvement With Hardline Misogynists
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, Ken Cuccinelli, Ron Grignol, domestic violence and abuse, father's rights movement, women's right, ethics, freedoms, government, republicans, corruption, dishonesty, news, ethics, crime, americans, abuse )

- 2090 days ago -
The Washington Post has a story up about the gross depths of Ken Cuccinelli's fu**ed up, misogynist worldview. It's not just his dogged attempts to shut down legal abortion single-handedly in the state, but now it's been revealed that he has ties to...
Virginia Republican: I Stand By My Attacks on LGBT People as 'Soulless' and 'Self-Destructive'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, republicans, ethics, elections, gay rights, lies, politics, propaganda, americans, corruption, government )

- 2130 days ago -
Virginia Attorney General and Republican candidate for governor Ken Cuccinelli said in a debate on Saturday that he stands by his statements that LGBT people have no souls and are inherently "self-destructive."
5 Ways Virginia May Be the Worst State in the Nation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, government, usa, Virginia, u.s., americans )

- 2608 days ago -
It isn't known for being a bastion of liberalism, but even for a 'purplish' state, Virginia has taken extraordinarily conservative actions recently.
Did U.S. Intelligence Assets Kill Antioch College?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CIA, U.S. intelligence, anti-imperialist, pro-peace college, security clearances, Titan Corporation, AverStar, NASA and the Defense Department, Counter-Terrorism Center, Education, Virginia, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, Govtfearmongering, ethics, l )

- 4295 days ago -
At the time of its announced closure, Antioch College, perhaps America's most progressive and well-known peace college, had a few visible capitalist hawks on its Board of Trustees.....
VA Outrage -- Standard Levels Needed for Disability Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Virginia, Veterans, Pay, ethics, crime, dishonesty, abuse of power, PTSD, troops, usa, war, lies, healthcare, housing )

- 4323 days ago -
In a national comparison, Virginia ranked in the bottom five for average pay to veterans, paying an average $7,706 per year. Only four other states -- Delaware, Maryland, Indiana and Ohio -- paid less, according to an Associated Press report.....>

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