The store owner thought his employee acted in reasonable defense of property and self. The police disagreed.
Fairfax County, Virginia, allows home businesses but prohibits them from keeping inventory on site.
Supporters of those war memorials often say they want to preserve history. But what if they've got the facts wrong?
Virginia's Thwarted 'Assault Firearm' Ban Illustrates the Folly of Trying to Distinguish Between Good and Evil Guns
Legislators who approved a bunch of other gun control bills could not agree on what features make a firearm intolerable.
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Virginia Is About To Require a Government License for 'Art Therapy,' Because Glue and Scissors Are 'Potentially' Dangerous
The real motive for laws like this has nothing to do with scissors and glue. It's all about protectionism.
Mayor Muriel Bowser: "Immediate action is necessary to regulate these electronic devices before they infiltrate the city."
The bill's requirements for "emergency" orders are loose, and it does not give respondents a right to a court-appointed lawyer.
Erroneous predictions of violence at the Richmond rally conflated civil libertarians with militant racists.
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If politicians are going to paint their opponents as illegitimate, they should be prepared to receive the same treatment in return.
The governor fears a gun-rights rally might turn violent; a judge refuses to stop him from barring weapons from the demonstration.
And it might make housing more affordable in many places. Conservative NIMBYs should not stand in the way.
The legislation would allow duplexes on any residential plot in the state.
Virginia is now suspending its strip-search policy for minors.
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"First trimester abortions, which typically require only medication, do not require the onsite presence of a licensed physician."
A Southern officeholder gains little from pushing for a right to post-delivery abortion.
In a now-deleted Facebook post, Loudoun County deputies brag about a drug bust, get dragged, and likely don't learn any lessons.
Gov. Ralph Northam pushes for reform.
Arlington County officials have released the terms of their multi-million dollar subsidy package.
Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Bill Authorizing $750 Million in Cash Subsidies to Amazon
No one is calling for the governor's resignation over the huge transfer of taxpayer dollars to a private company.
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State and local Democrats call for his resignation after bizarre non-apology apology.
Virginia Alcohol Regulators Said Ending Ban on Happy Hour Ads Would Literally Kill People, Then Supported Ending the Ban
This is a clear victory for freedom, but the way it went down might make you scratch your head a little.
James Fields' defense team reportedly plans to argue self-defense.
In addition to tax credits, Virginia is giving Amazon the right to rename the area around its new headquarters.
The race that 2018 deserved.
It's not a cut-and-dried case. But the officer's life doesn't appear to be have been in any danger.
The number of people being detained prior to trial has tripled over the course of three decades.
"He did absolutely nothing wrong," one witness said.
"If you surround yourself with white supremacists and Nazis, then you're telling me that you're one of them," Winsome Sears tells Reason.
The "Waffle House Index" shows some differences between the private and public sector when it comes to emergency preparedness.
Democrat Leslie Cockburn says she's "exposed" her Republican opponent as a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica."
Buy your own roses! Pay for your own fake romances!
College limits protest, suppressing everybody's free expression.
Federal court allows a Virginia student's case against school district to continue.
Advertising "half-priced drinks" is legal. Advertising "two-for-one" drinks is not. Huh?
"They are being watched, and that's a problem."
Virginia's Certificate of Public Need laws drive up costs and limit access to care, but there's little political will for widespread reform or repeal.