VA General Assembly Votes to Roll Back Harmful Restrictions on Women’s Reproductive Choices

Virginia General Assembly Votes to Roll Back Harmful Restrictions on Women’s Reproductive Choices RICHMOND—The Virginia House of Delegates voted for two bills expanding reproductive rights for women in the Commonwealth, which will remove some harmful restrictions on abortion access in first-trimester pregnancies. The House voted Wednesday night to pass HB Read more…

House Democratic Caucus Passes 828 Pieces of Legislation Before Crossover

RICHMOND—The Virginia House of Delegates passed 828 bills in time for crossover, marking the middle of Virginia’s 2020 legislative session. Passed legislation encompasses major Democratic priorities such as enacting gun violence prevention reforms, restoring women’s reproductive healthcare rights, adding protections for the LGBTQ+ community, expanding voter rights, decriminalizing marijuana use, Read more…

Virginia House of Delegates Votes To Repeal Racially Discriminatory Acts of Assembly

RICHMOND—Today, the Virginia House of Delegates passed legislation repealing language from outdated Acts of Assembly which codified racial discrimination. The injustices in these old laws included de jure school segregation and housing discrimination, as well as restrictions on African Americans relating to public transportation, medical care, public documents, and public Read more…