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VA Governor Ralph Northam Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Pro-Gun Rally at Capitol

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2:00pm 1/16/2020 at 2:00pm
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In the latest development of the ongoing dispute over gun control in Virginia, Democratic Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency and a temporary ban on weapons on capitol grounds, ahead of a planned pro-gun rights rally.

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Virginia is the Gun Control Canary in the Coal Mine

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:00am 1/11/2020 at 10:00am
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While much of the country has been focused on recent developments in Iran, a tense debate about gun control has been brewing in Virginia.

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Democrat Privilege: WaPo Reverses Own Call for Ralph Northam to Resign Over Blackface/KKK Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 10:00am 12/29/2019 at 10:00am

Way back at the beginning of this year, Virginia’s Democrat Governor Ralph Northam became embroiled in controversy when it was revealed he was pictured in his college yearbook wearing blackface, or a KKK robe, depending on who you ask.

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Schools in Fairfax County, VA to Allow Students Day of Absence to Attend Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:00am 12/28/2019 at 10:00am
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Protests have become commonplace on college campuses, and they can happen for almost any reason. Now one county in Virginia seems intent on bringing this same tired spirit to middle schools and high schools.

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Virginia Election Fallout: Democrats Want To Undermine Local Zoning, Urbanize the Suburbs

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at 5:30pm 12/25/2019 at 5:30pm
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Virginia’s election fallout continues, moving from gun confiscation plans to “upzoning.”  Upzoning entails overriding local housing zoning at the state level to allow denser housing in the suburbs, including low-income and public housing.

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Announces ‘Free’ Community College Program

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 10:00am 12/17/2019 at 10:00am
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Free college is all the rage among Democrats these days and Northam now has party control in Virginia.

Campus Reform reports:

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam unveils MASSIVE ‘free’ community college plan

Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Thursday a program called “Get Skilled, Get a Job, Give Back” that would provide tuition-free community college...

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Virginia Election Fallout: Dems “Cave” On Confiscation, Submit Mandatory Gun Registration As Compromise

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 7:00pm 12/11/2019 at 7:00pm
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Last month, I blogged about the Virginia Election Fallout: Gov. Northam “Working On” Assault Weapon Confiscation.

Since then, the pushback in Virginia has been immense, with entire cities and towns declaring themselves Second Amendment sanctuaries and one Virginia sheriff promising to deputize thousands of residents in an entire county to ensure that...

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Virginia Commonwealth U. is Testing New System To Track Students on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/28/2019 at 1:00pm

Some people are suggesting this has the mark of ‘Big Brother’ on it.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Disturbing: Public university rolls out Orwellian program that will monitor students

A public university in Virginia is testing a new computer tracking system that will allow university officials to monitor a student’s presence on campus based on...

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U. Lynchburg Students Protest ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Over Fiesta-Themed Party

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00am 11/22/2019 at 10:00am

Students in Hong Kong are risking their lives protesting for basic freedoms and these students, who have more freedoms than students anywhere else in the world, are protesting a fiesta party.

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UVA Removed 21-Gun Salute from Veterans Day Celebration Because of ‘Gun Violence in the US’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 11/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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The University of Virginia nixed a 21-gun salute, which has historically marked the conclusion of the campuses annual Veteran’s Day celebration.

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U. Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute for Veterans Day Fearing it Might Panic Students

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:00am 11/12/2019 at 8:00am

The appropriate response to this argument should have been: “Then let them panic.”

CNS News reported:

University of Virginia Cancels 21-Gun Salute Veterans Day Tradition, Fears Students Will ‘Panic’

The University of Virginia (UVA) has cancelled its tradition of honoring fallen veterans with a 21-gun salute on Veterans Day, citing concerns that it will...

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University for Women in Virginia Now Only Requires Applicants to Identify as Female

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 11, 2019 at 10:00am 11/11/2019 at 10:00am

Another school embraces the woke policy on gender but with a caveat for biological women who live as men. It’d be fascinating to hear how alums feel about this.

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Virginia Election Fallout: Gov. Northam “Working On” Assault Weapon Confiscation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 7:30pm 11/9/2019 at 7:30pm
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Having survived a myriad of scandals, including his wearing blackface while in med school, Virginia governor Ralph Northam (D) is extremely happy with the results of this week’s election.

He’s so happy, in fact, that he is reportedly “looking into” ways to confiscate guns from Virginia residents.

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Swamp Drains Into Virginia as Democrats Make it a Solid Blue State

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:00am 11/6/2019 at 11:00am
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The transformation of Virginia has completed. The DC swamp migrated and turned the state solid blue after Tuesday’s elections.

Democrats will have full control of Virginia for at least the next two years. The first time in 26 years.

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University of Virginia to Keep Pro-Thomas Jefferson ‘Founder’s Day’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 8:00am 8/20/2019 at 8:00am

This is in stark contrast to the Charlottesville City Council, which decided to drop the day.

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Mom Claims Son’s Virginia Tech Orientation Was Full of Leftist Propaganda

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 8:00am 8/19/2019 at 8:00am

This concerned mother shares the anxiety of many parents sending their kids off to college.

She writes at the Federalist:

My Son’s Freshman Orientation At Virginia Tech Was Full Of Leftist Propaganda

Are taxpayers funding academic institutions to indoctrinate our kids? That disturbing and irresistible question plagued me during the long drive home last...

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University of Virginia Considering Removing Statue of Revolutionary War Soldier

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 8:00am 8/8/2019 at 8:00am

Remember when the left said this was only about Confederate statues? They lied.

The College Fix reports:

University of Virginia considers removing statue of Revolutionary War officer

As the University of Virginia grapples with its h...

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