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
In Virginia, state legislators redraw district lines for the U.S. Congress, the Virginia House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia after every 10-year census. Under the current system, the party in power in the House and the party in power in the Senate can draw the lines to serve their own interests, not those … Continue reading End Gerrymandering. Support Redistricting Reform.
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, it’s important to remember why America welcomes refugees. Desperate people, fleeing a terrifying, bloodthirsty regime, try to find refuge in the US. But the American government and the public don’t want to accept them. They worry that accepting refugees would put citizens at risk, and they don’t see the refugee … Continue reading International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Don’t despair. Mobilize. The 2018 midterm elections are the next best chance for progressives to regain power in our government—by taking back the House of Representatives. The House of Representatives has 435 seats, 52 of which we consider competitive. These are the Swing Districts, where Congress is won and lost. To get a say in … Continue reading It starts with the House
WE SUPPORT THE MEN AND WOMEN OF LAW ENFORCEMENT The United States of America was founded on the principles of liberty, justice, and the rule of law; we believe that American law enforcement is essential to the maintenance of our freedom. Facing the extraordinary realities of policing in the 21st century, the vast majority are … Continue reading Mobile Justice – Virginia