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Virginia Attorney General Herring pushes for Universal Background Checks

Notice how he pushes the lie that 94% of all Virginians want Universal Background Checks... This post Virginia Attorney General Herring pushes for Universal Background Checks appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Family of teen killed by West Virginia trooper gets $700K

Attorneys say West Virginia State Police reached a $700,000 settlement with the parents of a teen shot to death by a trooper. Attorneys Robert Berthold and Gary Pullin told the … Click to Continue »

Democrat Unseats Republican In Virginia Court Clerk Race

Virginia Democrats took control of a local court clerkship on Tuesday in a defeat for one of the state’s top Republican lawmakers. Democrat Jacqueline Smith, an attorney, beat Republican Jackson Miller, House of Delegates majority whip,...Show More Summary

John Adams is presumptive Republican nominee for Virginia Attorney General

With no other GOP candidate, Adams is set to take on Democratic incumbent Mark Herring

NY gets settlement for soldiers defrauded by Virginia firm

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says his office has reached a $540,000 settlement with a Virginia-based retailer and financing firm that fraudulently charged hundreds of military members. Schneiderman says … Click to Continue »

Virginia GOP Demands State Attorney General's Apology For Mosque Visit

WASHINGTON ? The Republican Party of Virginia is attacking the state’s Democratic attorney general, Mark Herring, for visiting one of the U.S.’s largest mosques to talk about President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban. “On March 17, Mark Herring...Show More Summary

Gerrymandering keeps pawns of the NRA in office

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Gerrymandering Keeps Gun-Lobby Pawns in Office Virginia is a purple state. Its statewide elected offices—governor, Lt. governor and attorney general—are all held by Democrats. To the casual observer or someone outside Virginia politics, one would expect the Democrats to also hold at the very least,...

Virginia Attorney General Partnering With Terrorism Linked CAIR to Oppose Trump Travel Ban

The Council on Islamic Relations, better known as CAIR, has announced the terrorism linked group will host a town hall meeting Friday night with...

Eric Holder to headline Democratic fundraiser

Former Attorney General Eric Holder is set to headline a key fundraiser for the Democratic Party of Virginia. The party announced Friday that Holder will be the special guest at … Click to Continue »

Virginia supports Hawaii lawsuit against revised travel ban

Virginia's attorney general is supporting Hawaii's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement Tuesday that he joined 13 other attorneys general … Click to Continue ...

Sessions continues to push new tough-on-crime Justice agenda

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is continuing to push his tough-on-crime agenda, this time to law enforcement officials in Virginia. Sessions will speak to police and federal officials Wednesday in Richmond. … Click to Continue »

American terrorism suspect denied access to lawyer, defense attorneys said

Northern Virginia man Mohamed Khweis allegedly briefly joined the Islamic State last year.

Virginia death row inmate seeks stay of execution

A Virginia death row inmate convicted of hiring a man to kill his ex-girlfriend is asking a federal appeals court to put his April execution on hold. Attorneys for Ivan … Click to Continue »

Virginia AG says new travel ban concedes flaws in original

Virginia's attorney general says the Trump administration's revised travel ban is an "incredible concession" and a tacit admission that the original ban was constitutionally flawed. President Trump issued an order … Click to Continu...

Lawmakers, Cuccinelli push to end utility rate freeze

Virginia lawmakers from both parties and former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are calling on the governor to undo a 2015 law critics say has locked in excessive profits for the … Click to Continue »

Gavel Drop: Muslim Ban Takes a Hit in Virginia, But Texas Leaps to Defend It

Despite the fact that the Trump administration has yet to score a legal victory in defending its Muslim ban, attorneys from the state of Texas want in on the case. The post Gavel Drop: Muslim Ban Takes a Hit in Virginia, But Texas Leaps to Defend It appeared first on Rewire.

Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA Chief Over Democratic Opposition

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The Senate confirmed Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday. Two Democrats, West Virginia’s Joe Manchin and North Dakota’s Heidi Heitkamp, crossed party lines to approve Pruitt, while Republican Susan Collins of Maine voted against him. Show More Summary

Why we probably haven’t seen the last of the Virginia GOP’s attempt to ban abortion after 20 weeks

In January, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring issued a formal opinion declaring Virginia’s Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act — a bill that generally bans abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation — unconstitutional. His opinion...Show More Summary

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