Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: Virginia

‘I don’t believe it’s too extreme:’ Republicans hope to pass near-total...

Lawmakers have clearly stated that their goal is to get the topic in front of the Supreme Court, currently boasting a conservative majority, to legally overturn Roe V. Wade and outlaw abortion altogether.

Gov. Northam: Don’t resign until Trump does

If Gov. Northam’s exit becomes one more potent lever against continued Trumpery, he achieves both partial atonement and participation in removing a national disgrace.

Federal court throws out controversial pipeline permit: ‘Speak for the trees’...

"We trust the United States Forest Service to 'speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues." 

As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY &...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

4 members of violent white supremacist group face riot charges, federal...

The charges against members of the Rise Above Movement come weeks after four other members or associates of the group were indicted on riot charges in Virginia.

Climate change supercharges Hurricane Florence as 1.5 million evacuate in Carolinas...

People up and down the coast are preparing for extreme flooding and what the National Hurricane Center is calling a “life-threatening storm surge.”

5 Virginia officials involved in regulating Dominion Energy are invested in...

According to financial disclosures, four of them directly own stock in the company, while the wife of a fifth official works for Dominion.

The money behind neo-Confederate Corey Stewart’s US Senate campaign

The nation's highest-level 2018 contest to emphasize themes of white power is Virginia's U.S. Senate race – Republican Corey Stewart.

Weeping white supremacist barred from Virginia after pleading guilty to assault

He was sentenced to two terms of 12 months, with all but seven months suspended, to run concurrently.

Did Northam’s office try to hide the Dominion executives and lobbyists...

A closer look at the people on the transition team reveals that some have been presented in a selective way that fails to mention their various affiliations with Dominion.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

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In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Enough with the fake rhino horns

Scientists have once again developed a method to fabricate horns in the lab, supposedly to disrupt poachers and wildlife traffickers. Here’s why that won’t work.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."