FILE - Protestors gather at a vigil for recent victims of gun violence outside the National Rifle Association's headquarters building in Fairfax, Va., Aug. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Virginia Senate committee advances bill toughening gun storage laws

After a classroom shooting allegedly committed by a Virginia 6-year-old, Democrats in the state Senate are advancing a bill that would require adults to keep guns locked up if minors are in the home.

Alexandra Walker, 17 (right), and Sonia Krishna, 16 (left), attended a rally outside the Virginia Capitol after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to overturn abortion protections established under Roe v. Wade. (Graham Moomaw/Virginia Mercury)
From Start to Finish, 2023 Will Be a Big Year for Abortion Policy in Virginia

In a matter of weeks, the winner of the upcoming special election could potentially be voting on Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposal to ban most abortions in Virginia after 15 weeks of pregnancy.