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Yes, Virginia, it IS possible to do the right thing

Once again our activist Attorney General has offered his advice to a Virginia agency, only to be politely told “thanks, but no thanks.” From the Washington Post: The board that oversees Virginia’s juvenile correctional facilities agreed Tuesday, for a second … Continue reading

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The Cooch made him do it

We pointed it out here in the context of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors action adding “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the County’s employment nondiscrimination policy, but in light of the ruling that found Prop 8 unconstitutional, it’s … Continue reading

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With friends like these…

The governor’s clarification amounted to “a public spanking of Cuccinelli,” a state political analyst who preferred to remain anonymous told Time magazine. “The back and forth came after more than 1,500 students and supporters rallied Wednesday at Virginia Commonwealth University … Continue reading

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Governor McDonnell, end your silence

Here is the text of the letter from Equality Virginia: March 6, 2010 The Honorable Robert F. McDonnell Governor of Virginia P.O. Box 1475 Richmond, VA 23218 Dear Governor McDonnell: I write to ask you to end your silence, and … Continue reading

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We can’t say we didn’t know

Ohio Hints at Legal Tangle That Could Befall Va. Washington Post October 26, 2006 By Chris Jenkins At a press conference yesterday, professionals who work with victims of domestic violence in Virginia cited lessons from Ohio in warning about the … Continue reading

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Victoria’s make-believe amendment

There was great cause for celebration last week when the Attorney General couldn’t resist temptation, and released an advisory opinion on the Marshall/Newman amendment that proved our point: Lawyers and legal scholars can’t agree on how judges would interpret its … Continue reading

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The AG won’t answer my questions, either

But not just my questions, any hard questions about the Marshall/Newman amendment. During a live blog with Vivian Paige last night, our AG was asked several good questions about the amendment and it’s reach into the lives of all unmarried … Continue reading

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