Virginia House Democrats Enhance Rights for Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

RICHMOND, VA—July 1 marks the implementation of new laws protecting victims or preventing cases of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking.  “I have long been committed to protecting and supporting victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking in Virginia,” said Speaker of the House Eileen Filler-Corn. “I Read more…

Virginia Laws Empowering and Protecting Women Will Soon Take Effect

RICHMOND, VA—House Democrats usher in new legislation aiding the women and girls of Virginia in the workplace, reproductive healthcare, school, and safety, which go into effect on July 1.  Specific measures include removing some of the most obstructive and medically-unnecessary restrictions on reproductive rights, promoting equal pay, outlawing pregnancy discrimination, Read more…