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Virginia State Dems Stall GOP Constitutional Amendment Proposals, Kill Voting Bills

Posted on AllSides January 17th, 2024
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Democrats in the Virginia Senate succeeded in stopping several bills advanced by Republicans and postponed discussion of proposed constitutional amendments to later in the year, according to a new report. The Associated Press reports that the Senate Privileges and Elections Committee voted to postpone consideration of proposed amendments to the state constitution that would repeal Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, enshrine abortion access and restore the civil rights of felons. The amendments will be considered in the next session of Virginia's legislature. A political analyst told the Associated Press that...

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