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Economic Boost to Virginia From Marriage Equality

The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law studied the economic impact of marriage equality on the Commonwealth of Virginia. Some findings include: The total spending on wedding arrangements and tourism would generate an additional $46 million to $60 million to the state and local economy in the first three years, with $29.7 million […]

Virginia Republican Bob Marshall stands by remarks that raise eyebrows

Delegate Robert G. Marshall has said that disabled children can be God’s vengeance against women who have had abortions. He has described incest as sometimes voluntary, and he has questioned the sexuality of a Supreme Court justice who has favored marriage equality. But unlike W. Todd Akin, whose offhanded reference to “legitimate rape” cost the […]