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Virginia Democrats Voted to Permit Colleges to Chorus from Reporting Sexual Battery in 2020

Democrats within the Virginia Normal Meeting voted for — and Governor Ralph Northam signed — a legislation permitting colleges to chorus from reporting situations of sexual battery, stalking, violation of a protecting order, and violent threats occurring on faculty property in 2020.

§ 22.1-279.3:1 of Virginia code had required that these, amongst plenty of different main crimes, be reported to legislation enforcement in the event that they occurred on campus. Democrats insisted that misdemeanors be extirpated from reporting necessities in Home Invoice 257, changing the phrase “legal” with “felony” within the code.

In a surprising alternate between legislators within the

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Submit Trump, U.S. Democrats supply invoice to rein in presidential powers

By Patricia Zengerle

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Home of Representatives Democrats launched laws on Tuesday in search of to tug again powers from the presidency, a part of an effort by lawmakers to rein within the White Home after what Democrats noticed as overreach throughout the administration of former Republican President Donald Trump.

Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Consultant Adam Schiff deliberate to launched the invoice at a information convention. They mentioned the “Defending our Democracy Act,” would restore the steadiness of energy between the manager and legislative branches of presidency that was written into the U.S. Structure.

Amongst different

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