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The Virginia Flaggers, a Confederate heritage group, is calling for a boycott of Field Day of the Past in Goochland. Virginia Flaggers is one of two groups that organizers are banning from the three-day September event for allegedly disregarding vendor guidelines in the past. Now, Virginia Flaggers representatives say they are being shut out because […]

Clovia Lawrence of Radio One Richmond attended the press conference on the steps of Richmond City Hall ahead of the General Assembly special session on July 9, 2019. Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney wants to ban guns in municipal buildings and parks. Stoney introduced an ordinance yesterday following the murders of 12 individuals in Virginia Beach […]

Members of a Georgia church are taking action against the pastor who banned a 103-year-old woman by ordering him to step down.

It’s kind of crazy, but gay men are in fact banned from donating blood in the U.S., but there may be good news coming soon.…

  The ban on same-sex marriage has been lifted in Virginia.  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a decision to prevent any further appeals on the matter of gay marriage. Now, marriage licenses for gay couples are being issued in Virginia today. The ruling also sets in motion gay marriages in five states […]

Way to go, California! The state’s buildings are finally kicking the Civil War-era relic to the curb. Beginning in 2015, Confederate flag will no longer…

Kansas City Bans Smoking Inside Public Housing Apartments It’s one thing to ban smoking from bars and restaurants, as Kansas City did in 2008 following…

A federal court in Norfolk, Virginia is scheduled to hear arguments this Tuesday in the case aimed at overturning Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban.  Old Dominion University Professor Timothy Bostic and real estate agent Tony London are suing Norfolk Circuit court after they were denied a marriage license. Also, parties to the lawsuit are Chesterfield couple Mary […]

    The Virginia House Privileges and Elections Constitutional Amendments Subcommittee has killed a proposal to repeal the ban on same-sex marriage. The vote was 6-1. Delegate Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax) introduced HJ665 on January 9 and was co-sponsored by Delegate Rob Krupicka (D-Alexandria), “It’s a civil right,” Surovell said. “I don’t think that the constitution […]

The 2013 General Assembly Session ended two weeks ago and thousands of bills were sent Governor Bob McDonnell’s desk to be signed into law. Virginia new laws will go into effect on July 1, 2013.  The State Senate is signing off on Governor McDonnell’s amendments to a texting while driving measure. The amendments slashed the fines in half which were part […]

 The workers and customers of the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia were watching closely as President Obama laid out his gun control proposals. In the proposals, the President  included, universal background checks and a ban on military-style assault weapons. At the Blue Ridge Arsenal, military-style assault rifles have been jumping off the shelves.  Workers have seen a […]

Virginia Legislators wanted to strengthen the state’s ban on “texting while driving” instead, a House panel killed the last of several measures aimed at bolstering the ban. The House Militia, Police and Public Safety Subcommittee Thursday killed a Senate measure allowing police officers to pull over drivers for the sole offense of texting while behind […]