"The fact of the matter is we're going to see a slew of legislation that will attempt to roll back gun-control measures," said Democratic candidate Barbara A. Favola, an Arlington County Board member. "How will [Ms. Merrick] vote on these? That's a real issue. My opponent has not been upfront."
"We learned that 32 other states in the country have some kind of statute or regulation on the use of seclusion and restraint, and, interestingly enough, the private schools in Virginia are under [a] regulation regarding seclusion and restraint," Ms. Favola said, pointing to schools for children with autism or developmental disabilities.