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Actually, No, Trump Cannot Delay the Election

The Tweeter-in-Chief has done it again. President Trump tweeted this morning that he is contemplating delaying our November elections. There are safe, secure, and healthy ways to vote despite the
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ICYMI: COVID-19 Leads to Massive Job Loss in Black Community Largely Due to Systemic Racism

Virginia—Black workers in Virginia are being laid off or furloughed disproportionately in Virginia due to COVID-19. Because of gaps in education, discrimination in hiring, racist zoning, and many other factors
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Poll Shows Majority of Virginians Support Major Structural Reforms to Policing

A June 26-27th poll of 1083 registered voters found 51% support major structural reforms to policing in the commonwealth.
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Betsy DeVos Should Mind Her Own Business and Stay Out Of Fairfax County

Fairfax, Virginia—Over the weekend, Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, called for the full reopening of public schools across the country, despite the fact that the Center for Disease Control says
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Women’s Equality Coalition Celebrates Supreme Court Decision in June Medical Services v. Russo

The Court upheld precedent and affirms that burdensome, medically-unnecessary restrictions on abortion access are unconstitutional. Washington, D.C.—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiringabortion providers to have
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Progress Virginia Stands in Solidarity With Youth Organizers Taking a Stand Against Systemic Police Brutality

Richmond—Today, student and youth organizers from the Virginia Student Power Network filed a lawsuit suing the City of Richmond, the Richmond Police Department, and the Virginia State Police for violating
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Progress Virginia Calls on Senator Chap Petersen to Apologize For Racist Comments

Fairfax, Virginia—Progress Virginia is calling for Senator Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax City) to immediately apologize for the racist comments made on the John Fredericks Show yesterday. Senator Petersen said the atrocities
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Some Confederate Monuments Will Come Down, But There’s Still More Work To Do

Richmond, Virginia—Grassroots activists who have worked for years to remove the racist monuments to white supremacy from public spaces have something to celebrate today with the announcement that the statue
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Progress Now Statement on White Supremacy

The undersigned state affiliates of ProgressNow released the following statement today regarding last week’s murder of George Floyd and the ongoing murder of Black people at the hands of police
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