Ed Gillespie’s ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Attacks

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  By D’Angelo Gore Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie is airing a misleading TV ad in Virginia that says Democrat Ralph Northam was the “deciding vote” in “favor of sanctuary cities that let dangerous illegal immigrants back on the streets.” It’s true that Northam, as the state’s lieutenant governor, cast a tie-breaking vote against a … Continue reading Ed Gillespie’s ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Attacks

Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence   A few weeks ago, I called the office of Congressman Tom Garrett, R-5th, to express my dismay over (then-proposed; now-passed) S.J. Res. 34, which allows mega-corporations to buy and sell the Internet history of private citizens. My strong opposition to this violation of privacy was recorded, … Continue reading Garrett’s deceit eroding confidence

2017 Legislative Update

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  This year’s Virginia General Assembly session has been quite active, with vigorous battles being waged over reproductive rights, free speech, immigrants’ rights, equality, the right to vote, police practices, criminal justice reform, and more. A complete report on what fights we won and lost will be included in our post-session report. For now, we … Continue reading 2017 Legislative Update