Tag Archives: Tim Kaine

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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Virginia just says no

The Washington Post reported on Tuesday that Governor Tim Kaine has eliminated state funding for federally mandated “abstinence-only” programs; Virginia now joins 13 other states that have rejected this kind of fake sexuality “education.” The premise here shouldn’t be hard … Continue reading

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Kaine will “vigorously” oppose amendment

The Washington Post today reported that Governor Timothy Kaine will “use the power of his office” to educate voters about the consequences of the Marshall/Newman amendment. “This is language I don’t feel comfortable putting into the constitution,” said Kaine, who … Continue reading

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Kaine declines to sign

Update: Other conversations going on at Virginia Centrist, Not Larry Sabato and Virginia Progressive. Governor Tim Kaine has refused to sign the enabling legislation that will allow the Marshall-Newman amendment to appear on the ballot in November, and urged Virginians … Continue reading

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AG Opinion Endorses Discrimination

Equality Virginia: Attorney General Opinion Endorses Discrimination Against Gay and Lesbian Virginians (Richmond) – Equality Virginia condemned an official opinion issued today by Attorney General Robert McDonnell that said the Governor does not have the authority to include “sexual orientation” … Continue reading

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