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Kanye West’s Appeal To Appear On Virginia’s Ballot Rejected

Kanye West will not appear on Virginia’s ballot this fall after the state’s Supreme Court denied his appeal Thursday. The rapper was originally removed from the ballot after a judge granted a temporary injunction sought by Attorney General Mark Herring. West’s campaign appealed to the Virginia Supreme Court in response. In its conclusion, the court wrote that “having considered the ...

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Richmond, Virginia Bans Guns At Public Events That Require a City Permit

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Local leaders in Richmond, Virginia passed a city ordinance Tuesday that prohibits firearms at any public event that requires a permit, an NBC affiliate reported. The new ordinance forbids anyone from transporting, possessing or carrying “any firearms in any public street, road, alley, sidewalk, public right-of-way or any open public space when it is being used by, or is adjacent ...

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INFRINGING: Virginia Blocked Over 1,000 Handgun Purchases During First Month Of One-Pistol-Per-Month Regulation

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A total of 1,102 people were denied handguns in Virginia in July, following the implementation of a new law that prohibits more than one pistol purchase per 30 days. Roughly 59% of Virginia’s 1,877 total firearm denials were attributed to confusion about exactly when the first 30-day period began, according to data obtained by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The policy, which ...

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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Caught Without A Mask At Virginia Beach

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was reportedly caught without a face mask at Virginia Beach on Saturday as the Democrat weighs a statewide order requiring citizens to wear masks. Northam was seen on the beach reviewing security at the beach without a face covering, local NBC reporter Henry Graff reported in a tweet Saturday. The governor’s office later explained in a statement to ...

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Illegal Alien Arrested In Deadly-Hit-And Run As County Looks to Become Sanctuary

Virginia police arrested Walner Alberto Pichinte Echeverria, an illegal alien from El Salvador, on Monday for allegedly hitting a pedestrian with his car and driving off, leaving the pedestrian to die. Law enforcement in Prince William County subsequently handed Pichinte Echeverria over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) under a partnership program known as 287(g). The arrest comes as Prince ...

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No ‘Particular Timeline’ to Reopen Northern Virginia, Northam Says

Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he has no “particular timeline” for reopening Northern Virginia from the pandemic closures. The Virginia governor delayed reopening parts of Northern Virginia last week after leaders in the area sent him a letter expressing concerns that their communities should not yet reopen. Northam said he is “following the data” as he prohibits Northern Virginia ...

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‘This Business Can’t Survive’: NoVA Gym Owners Feel The Pain Of Delayed Reopening

Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Northern Virginia will not open until at least May 29.  The decision will further delay the opening of Joseph and Margaret Strada’s Manassas Park business, Unleash’d Strength Gym. “We’re just completely baffled as to why they keep changing the narrative on us,” Margaret Strada told the Daily Caller News Foundation.  Four days ...

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Northam To Delay Reopening Northern Virginia

Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said Monday he is coordinating delaying the reopening of Northern Virginia. The Virginia governor said at a Monday briefing that though most of Virginia will be able to begin reopening some businesses on Friday, Northern Virginia is “not there yet” and may need to delay reopening after speaking with leaders in Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudoun County and Prince William County. ...

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Viriginia Gun Shop Owners Warn Northam Against Closing Shops Over Coronavirus as Sales Skyrocket

“Make no mistake,” the governor said. “If you are essential and open, you have a special responsibility to do the right thing.” Northam’s guidance did not mention gun shops as either essential or nonessential, though he did list indoor shooting ranges as nonessential. He did not respond to a request for comment as to whether gun shops are considered essential. ...

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Northam Closes Virginia Schools For The Rest Of The Year, Shuts Down Nonessential Businesses

The governor of Virginia shut down Virginia schools until the end of the school year and nonessential businesses for the next 30 days. Democratic Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced the closures at a Monday afternoon press conference where he emphasized that keeping schools closed is an important way to prevent the virus, WAVY reports. BREAKING: Gov. Northam closes schools until ...

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Genius Republican Pins Himself to the Mat

Political ju–jitsu is a complicated and demoralizing technique that takes something your opponent considers a strength and turns it against him. Sen. Kamala Harris experienced this during her brief presidential campaign. She considered her stint as California Attorney General an asset because Harris felt it proved her toughness to voters skeptical of a one–term female senator running for the nation’s ...

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Candid Candidate Spotlight: Omari Faulkner (R) VA, U.S. Senate Race

RFSO spotlights the latest entry into the Virginia U.S. Senate Race for 2020. Omari Faulkner, 37, is a former Georgetown University Men’s Basketball player who attended on a full athletic scholarship. He has served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserves and former U.S. diplomat and is running on a Republican ticket. He met his wife while both working for ...

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Suspension Lifted For Officer Who Reported An Illegal Alien To ICE

A police officer will be allowed to return to duty after being suspended for turning an illegal alien over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). A Fairfax County, Virginia police officer will be allowed to return to work on Friday following an update from the Fairfax County Police Department’s internal affairs division,  according to a news release by the department on ...

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