Time for Action on Gun Violence Prevention

“Out of the world’s 251,000 gun deaths every year, there’s a group of six countries that make up more than half of those deaths — and the United States is in it.” We don’t have to live this way. There are two schools of thought on stopping gun violence: reactive…

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Celebrating 98 Years of Women’s Suffrage

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, celebrating the 98th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. This year it is also the launch of the #VAratifyERA campaign, a grassroots effort to make Virginia the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment–and the final state needed to make the…

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Every Vote Should Matter

Voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around. Gerrymandering undermines our democracy by letting politicians draw voting districts that destroy communities’ voting power and make elections less competitive. Virginia is one of the most gerrymandered states in the country, but we can change that. I support OneVirginia2021’s plan…

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Denouncing the KKK Cowards

There is no room for bigotry in our community. The re-emergence of the KKK and organizations like it must be met by condemnation of and resistance to their hatred and cowardice. I denounce the despicable acts of these cowards, who choose to spread their vile message under cover of darkness…

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