Two fraternities at the University of Virginia have declined to sign on to new fraternity regulations put in place after a sexual assault scandal shook the campus.
Feminists are taking action on January 22 to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade - the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
Morrissey pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor last month due to an alleged relationship with a 17-year-old, and in the face of felony charges for possession of child pornography, indecent liberties with a minor, and electronic solicitation of a minor.
While the US overall grade is a C, 15 states failed outright.
She is an advocate of stricter gun laws, renewable energy resources, getting colleges to report sexual assaults to the police, and is against "personhood" anti-abortion laws.
The Board of Health will begin the amendment process next year.
The decision closely follows the release of a Rolling Stone article detailing a pattern of rape and sexual assault occurring at UVA fraternities, which has caused student and faculty protests and sparked national outrage.
Decisions by the US Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this week brought the number of states in which same-sex marriage bans are effectively null and void to 35.
The decision comes after Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe ordered a periodic review of the regulations, expressing concern that the TRAP rules were "extreme and punitive" and could endanger women's health.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were found guilty Thursday on a combined 14 counts of conspiracy, fraud, influence-peddling, bribery, and extortion by a jury in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
The US Supreme Court granted a request Wednesday that delays a decision that would have allowed same-sex couples to start getting married this week in Virginia.
In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday upheld a lower court decision overturning Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage.
The TRAP regulations will remain in effect pending the state Board of Health's review. Clinics have until the end of June to comply.
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced yesterday that DREAMers, children of undocumented immigrants who lawfully live in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, will qualify for in-state college tuition at Virginia's public universities.
The bishops carefully state that "healthcare is a right," but then ask Virginia legislators to repeal healthcare for poor women facing rare, tragic circumstances.
"The plaintiffs ask for nothing more than to exercise a right that is enjoyed by the vast majority of Virginia's adult citizens."
"Women--and men--from across Virginia have been clear: they're done with politically motivated bills that attack women's health."
Virginia Del. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. (D-Accomack) won a closely-watched state Senate race Monday, delivering a boost to recently inaugurated Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
I’m pro-choice, and will fight to repeal the mandatory ultrasound law and the TRAP regulations that target women’s health clinics."
Pro-choice state Senator Mark Herring (D) is the new attorney general of Virginia, defeating State Senator Obenshain (R) who conceded the race - after a vote recount - yesterday.