Tag Archives: Legislation

Good for Virginia, good for Republicans

This is great news. Delegate Tom Rust (R-86) has introduced a bill (HB 1726) that would permit “coverage under a group life insurance policy to be extended to insure any class of persons as may mutually be agreed upon by … Continue reading

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Bigotry loses big in Montgomery

A referendum that was designed by the anti-gay industry as a template for overturning legal protections for transgender people across the nation has been thrown out and will not appear on the ballot in Montgomery County in November. The county’s … Continue reading

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Bitter First Fruits and Sarcastic “Academics”

The first fruits of California marriage equality are beginning to trickle in, and they are bitter indeed for our opponents. Self-described “culture warrior” Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse’s sarcasm gushes forth in her article Memo To Advocates of “The Conservative Case … Continue reading

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Pathetic

My overall assessment is that we are losing this battle. The dynamic is going against us. Young people believe that we are wrong; not only do they believe that we are wrong, but they believe it with a “go to … Continue reading

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Poor Cooch is not feeling the love

I don’t know which is worse: Being a cold, cynical exploiter of the wedge issue du jour and throwing bloody meat to whichever bloc of voters is momentarily driven by the most mindless hate, or being genuinely driven by one’s … Continue reading

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VA lawmakers invited to “check a box”

Well-run businesses don’t discriminate against their employees on the basis of irrelevant characteristics. That’s why former Governor Mark Warner signed an executive order at the end of his term in 2005, prohibiting discrimination in state hiring on the basis of … Continue reading

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A tale of two Lobby Days

Well, not really. But there has been some amusing content on the “Some Families Foundation” blog lately, the first instance of which is an account of their lobby day. This would be the day that their followers “met with legislators … Continue reading

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