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Claire Gastañaga: Time to Make Sense, Not War

Trying to prosecute our way out of drug problems is an expensive and ineffective approach to the public health crisis we are facing. Virginia should focus on what works to save lives, including safe reporting laws, better and more widely available treatment programs, and stigma-free services.

April 11, 2019

State Data Law Heightens Privacy Protections for Virginians

Instead of protecting and serving, it violated and abused the privacy rights of the people of Fairfax County. The department’s lack of respect for the privacy of the community it serves should be a cautionary tale for other law enforcement agencies looking to preserve both safety and freedom.

April 5, 2019
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