Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on Sept. 18, 2020.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at her home in Washington, the court says. She was 87.

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From Forced Vaginal Ultrasounds to Rollbacks: How Virginia’s Abortion Policies Changed in 8 Years

On Wednesday, a new law takes effect in Virginia eradicating restrictions that "were really a successful driver in people not getting abortions," said one activist.

Rev. Robert W. Lee, IV, left, the fourth great nephew of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, speaks to protesters at the foot of the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee on Monument Avenue Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Richmond, Va. Lee supports the removal of the statue, which Gov. Ralph Northam said will be removed “as soon as possible” from Monument Avenue. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
You Need To Know Why Confederate Monuments Were Originally Put Up

The historic mass uprisings throughout Virginia against police brutality and racial injustice might make you think almost everyone supports the removal of the state’s Confederate monuments. But there are still plenty of white people in our state who are comfortable arguing, publicly on Facebook, that Confederate statues in the commonwealth should stay standing. Virginia, once...

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Gov. Northam Just Explained What Virginia’s Reopening Will Look Like. Here’s What You Need To Know.

Gov. Ralph Northam officially said he expects the state’s “Phase One” of reopening to start a week from today. “I anticipate and hope that Phase One will start on May 15th,” Northam said at a press conference Friday. Northam cautioned the first phase of reopening won’t be a major shift from how the state has...

Protesters against gun safety legislation in Richmond on Monday, January 20. (Davis Burroughs / The Dogwood)
Trump’s Tweet About Virginia’s Gun Safety Laws Is Flat-Out False

The gun safety laws passed in Virginia have been on the books in dozens of states

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Northam Signs Clean Energy Bill But Says Delay on Minimum Wage Is Necessary

The governor wants to push minimum wage hike from January to May due to coronavirus pandemic effect on the economy Citing economic uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam proposed an amendment to a bill increasing the state’s minimum wage that would delay its implementation several months, his office announced Sunday. The...

Catholic priest Father Mike Renninger, wearing mask and gloves prays with parishioners as he participates in distributing palms in a drive by distribution on Palm Sunday at Saint Mary's Catholic Church Sunday April 5, 2020, in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Virginia Judge Rejects Religious Exemption to Break Quarantine. But More Cases Are Pending.

Gov. Ralph Northam’s stay-at-home order remains intact over Holy Week. A judge in southwest Virginia on Thursday ejected a lawsuit that sought to carve ought a religious exemption to Gov. Ralph Northam’s executive order requiring people to stay at home. Russell County resident Larry Hughes filed the lawsuit this week. He said the governor’s stay-at-home...