For decades, Virginia has been one of the most difficult places in the country for voters to cast their ballots. Thankfully, the latest session of the Virginia legislature passed a historic slate of election reforms to create a more equitable, modern voting system.
DEFENDING OUR RIGHTS TO EQUALITY, LIBERTY, AND JUSTICE
No longer should we wait until women are gripped by the claws of the criminal legal system, but take action before their backs are pressed against trying walls.
These laws codify meaningful state civil rights protections for the first time for Virginians and make Virginia the first state in the south to extend state nondiscrimination laws to all members of the LGBTQ community.