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Governor Youngkin’s Confusing Vetoes

By Kierra Johnson On April 5th, just before the weekend, Governor Glenn Youngkin vetoed 11 bills after signing 88 others. His vetoes included several abortion bills. One of them was HB1539, which would have protected abortion providers from being extradited to other states for prosecution for simply doing their jobs.. HB519 would have protected doctors […]

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Transphobic Legislation Affects Everyone

By Kierra Johnson It’s open season on trans folks, and everyone, regardless of their gender, should be worried. This past legislative session in Virginia was full of committee meetings staffed with cisgender politicians questioning the rights of transgender children. While those who are defending anti-trans bills do so under the guise of protecting children, the […]

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The War on Drugs isn’t Real

by Kierra Johnson If there was ever any proof that the war on drugs is not about drugs, it’s the latest numbers of marijuana arrests in Virginia. A Washington Post analysis revealed that even though marijuana has been legalized in the state, the majority of the people who are arrested for drug related charges are […]