Virginia’s House of Delegates on Thursday unanimously passed in a 100 to 0 vote a bill that would eliminate the state’s unconstitutional ban on sodomy that criminalized oral and anal sex since 1950, ThinkProgress reports. Previously approved by the Virginia...
On Thursday, February 27, a delegation of YouTube stars and digital influencers visited the White House to have a candid conversation with President Obama about how he and his office can do a better job of communicating with youngerShow More Summary
Go ahead! The Virginia House of Delegates passed, 100 to 0, a bill Thursday that will finally eliminate an unconstitutional sodomy ban than made oral and anal sex—even between consenting married [straight] couples—a felony. The legislation, which passed the Senate unanimously last month, will now go to Gov. Show More Summary
By Margaret Sea-Hawkins | Maryland Reporter Most of the time this session, the Maryland House of Delegates seem has seemed a charmingly amicable group. They have given each other standing ovations to celebrate birthdays at the end of floor sessions, and cheered veterans in unison. Show More Summary
The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill Thursday that will finally eliminate an unconstitutional sodomy ban than made oral and anal sex -- even between consenting married couples -- a felony. The post Virginia Legislature Unanimously Repeals Unconstitutional Oral Sex Ban appeared first on ThinkProgress.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice will visit Israel in May as head of a U.S. delegation consulting on a range of issues involving the two countries, the White House said on Wednesday.
The White House said today it won't be sending a presidential delegation to the upcoming Paralympic Games in Sochi. The decision is a result of Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, a National Security Council spokeswoman told National Journal. Show More Summary
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. —The Virginia House of Delegates unanimously confirmed all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 13 cabinet nominees Thursday — including the one under a federal investigation. HE’S...Show More Summary
For 11 years, Republican candidates for the Virginia House of Delegates have done the following: get elected on a campaign promise to oppose certain key legislation, then go back on that promise a few months after taking office. Are they setting up another U-turn? Read full article >>
It is illegal in 40 states and the District of Columbia to open the door of your parked car into the path of a bicyclist. But in Virginia it remains perfectly fine, after the state House of Delegates again shot down a bill to prohibit “dooring” on Monday morning. For the second year in a […]
Yesterday, the Virginia House of Delegates passed three important pro-life amendments to this year’s budget. This was step forward to protecting the taxpayers of Virginia as well as unborn children and the women of Virginia. A much needed amendment was passed that will ban the use of tax funds for Medicare abortions when the baby might suffer […]
This is the map for new DeKalb County school board districts that the DeKalb County delegation passed in the Georgia House today. Note the ridiculous ribbons here, streaming from the northern end of the county starting at I-85, splitting up south DeKalb into six linguine noodles. Note the gap between two sections of District 2, […]
Unborn babies who are capable of feeling pain won a great victory in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.B. 4588) passed out of the House Health and Human Resources Committee without debate on February 17, 2014, and the Judiciary Committee plans to have it on the agenda on […]
promoted by Rosi Just wondering if all these resignations of House members in New Jersey is such a good thing. It's a quarter of our delegation with some pretty good seniority (except Runyan) and committee seats. So while it'll be great to have a shot at adding a Democrat to the mix, the loss of experience and position may be an issue for us.
By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf | Maryland Reporter Almost a majority of the House of Delegates is sponsoring legislation to mandate many Maryland businesses offer paid sick and safe leave policy for their employees, a move one research group estimates would cost employers $165 million. Show More Summary
INSIDE TRACK: Virginia state Delegate Barbara Comstock spoke at the 2012 Republican convention. Now she’s running for a seat in the House of Representatives. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — State Delegate Barbara Comstock, a leading Republican to succeed retiring U.S. Show More Summary
At the illegal wildlife trade conference at Lancaster House in London, delegates from 46 different countries and 11 UN organisations have signed The London Declaration to protect wildlife from poachers. The slaughter of elephants and rhinos has soared in recent years. Show More Summary
A spy agency without running water certainly can't have clean hands. Maryland's House of Delegates is now considering a bill that would prohibit state agencies, contractors and employees from providing "material support" to the National Security Agency, headquartered at Fort Meade, Md. U.S. Show More Summary
The leadership of the West Virginia House of Delegates failed to protect unborn babies from suffering excruciating pain during abortions here in the state of West Virginia. They voted against an opportunity to act on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act in the House chamber on Tuesday, February 11. Minority Leader Tim Armstead (R-Kanawha) made […]
by Dustin Siggins WASHINGTON, D.C., February 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic Republican woman who hopes to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives has led a group of 13 state delegates in asking HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to make birth control available over the counter to women 18 and older.…