- Feb 24, 2021
Both the Virginia House of Delegates and the Virginia Senate have now passed bills that would abolish the death penalty in the state.
The Virginia House of Delegates and Senate have passed a bill allowing tax-funded abortion for any reason in Virginia’s health exchange.
At some of the prayer vigils for an end of the death penalty in Virginia Jan. 22 — held in locations across the state, including sites where lynchings took place — the names of those killed were read aloud.
The executive director of the Virginia Catholic Conference, the public policy arm of the state’s bishops, said he was pleased bipartisan support is growing for ending Virginia’s death penalty.
A person who accused a retired Catholic priest of child sexual abuse has recanted their allegation, The Catholic Diocese of Richmond announced Tuesday.
A conservative legal group has filed lawsuits challenging a new Virginia law that bars discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.