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Virginia - Latest News
Nov 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- In Virginia, Democrats won both chambers of the state legislature and will hold both the state house and governor’s mansion for the first time since 1994.
Oct 1, 2019 - 04:13 pm .- A federal judge on Monday overturned two Virginia restrictions on abortion, while upholding several others, saying, “the right to choose to have an abortion is not unfettered.”
Sep 24, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The Virginia Catholic Conference has spoken in support of a lawsuit demanding that the public be able to view the entirety of the execution process in capital cases.
Aug 29, 2019 - 11:00 am .- A Democratic Party activist with a history of anti-Catholic and other bigoted social media posts has resigned from Virginia Council of Women after her appointment prompted outcry from Catholics. 
May 8, 2019 - 03:58 pm .- A federal judge in Richmond, Virginia has ruled against state medical regulations requiring first-trimester abortions be performed only by physicians.
Apr 3, 2019 - 04:06 pm .- A crowd of thousands took to the streets of Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday to participate in Virginia’s first statewide March for Life.
Nov 15, 2018 - 03:49 am .- Virginia Catholics are praising the decision of a joint commission of the state legislature to take no action on a study on assisted suicide.
Jun 14, 2017 - 08:44 am .- Republican House Majority Whip and Catholic Steve Scalise, 51, was among multiple persons shot in an incident at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, Wednesday morning.
Jan 22, 2017 - 06:17 am .- For two Catholic bishops in Virginia, the execution of a man convicted of brutally killing a family of four was a time to reflect on God’s mercy.
Sep 21, 2016 - 11:46 am .- The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has appointed Bishop David Prescott Talley, currently auxiliary bishop of Atlanta and a former Baptist, to serve as the coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria.