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Virginia's Massive Robert E. Lee Statue Has Been Removed

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

More than a year after Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the 12-ton statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee to be removed, it was lifted from its pedestal in Richmond, Va., to be placed into storage.


Lawmakers In Virginia Vote To Abolish The Death Penalty

Friday, February 05, 2021

Lawmakers in the Democratic-majority Virginia legislature voted to end the death penalty citing its high cost, the possibility of executing the innocent and its disproportionate racial impact.