By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
As the rest of Richmond is mired in fights over election rules and district boundaries that are fast drawing national attention, state Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II is quietly pushing his own bipartisan package of bills to address difficulties experienced by both candidates and voters in recent years.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday the sudden, forced resignation of the University of Virginia's president should have been handled better. He declined to say whether he would reappoint the university official said to be behind the ouster.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Wednesday announced his support to amend a bill requiring women to undergo ultrasound imaging before having an abortion.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Monday gave preliminary approval to a so-called "personhood" measure defining life as beginning at conception, perhaps the most far-reaching proposed measure on abortion introduced thus far during the 2012 General Assembly session.
The Virginia House of Delegates on Friday signed off on a measure that would bar state funding for poor women seeking abortions in cases in which a baby would be born with an incapacitating deformity or mental deficiency.
A Republican-controlled House committee Tuesday passed bills that would subject recipients of welfare benefits in Virginia to drug testing and repeal a mandate that girls receive vaccination against the human papillomavirus (HPV).
Mr. Morrissey called on Delegate Robert Tata, Virginia Beach Republican and chairman of the House Education Committee, to haul Ms. Dragas and Mr. Kington before the committee for questioning, lest hearsay become accepted fact.
"With this bill, the majority party has gone too far," said Delegate Joseph D. Morrissey, Henrico Democrat.