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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters converged on Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures.

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DC BEAT: Sondland Confirms ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Seminal 4th Impeachment Hearing

DC BEAT: Sondland Confirms ‘Quid Pro Quo’ in Seminal 4th Impeachment Hearing

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Gordon Sondland, the United States ambassador to the European Union, told House investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and other top administration officials sought a quid pro quo with Ukraine

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RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

RICHMOND BEAT: End Death Penalty, Execution Brings ‘No Solace’ to Victims, Survivors Say

| November 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginians for Alternatives for the Death Penalty are asking the General Assembly to consider passing legislation to abolish the death penalty. The VADP’s executive director believes it is a nonpartisan issue.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Government Shifts with Democrats Dominating Election Day

| November 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The last time Virginia Democrats controlled the House, Senate and governorship was in the mid-1990s. This trifecta could make it easier for the party to pass its agenda.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Va Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

RICHMOND BEAT: Va Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

| April 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Only 7% of Virginia’s foster children are placed with relatives, according to a new study — well below the national average of 32%. Advocacy groups are calling on child welfare services to increase efforts to keep children in the home or place them in a family setting.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Governor’s Amendment Would Ban Phone Use While Driving in Va

RICHMOND BEAT: Governor’s Amendment Would Ban Phone Use While Driving in Va

| March 27, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Drivers in Virginia would face penalties for using a phone behind the wheel under legislation that Gov. Ralph Northam has amended and sent to the General Assembly for approval.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Kazoos and Chants Drown Out Westboro Church’s Message of Hate

RICHMOND BEAT: Kazoos and Chants Drown Out Westboro Church’s Message of Hate

| March 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Randy Blythe of the heavy metal band Lamb of God met the Westboro Baptist Church demonstrators at the Virginia Capitol on Monday with an unlikely weapon: kazoos.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Westboro Baptist Church Targets Del. Roem for Richmond Protest

RICHMOND BEAT: Westboro Baptist Church Targets Del. Roem for Richmond Protest

| March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Westboro Baptist Church is planning to visit Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia State Capitol on March 11.

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