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09 May 2013

Recovering from a Stolen Childhood

Elisabeth Corey has repressed memories of the abuse she suffered at the hands of family members while growing up in Northern Virginia. She’s a survivor of family-controlled sex trafficking and endured sexual abuse from male family members.

09 May 2013

Group Offers Haven to Survivors of Trafficking

In 2010, Josh Bailey and his wife, Andrea, founded the Gray Haven Project. The organization helps human trafficking survivors rebuild their lives.

09 May 2013

Human Trafficking: By the Numbers

Here are charts and tables about human trafficking in Virginia and the United States.

27 Feb 2013

Capitol Offers Tour with ‘Lincoln’ Theme

The state Capitol is offering “Looking for the Lincolns,” a free guided tour with a behind-the-scenes view of Steven Spielberg’s film, “Lincoln.”

21 Feb 2013

Storify: Tracing Cuccinelli’s ‘Line of Defense’

CNS reporter Katherine Johnson curated the social media stream to produce this report about Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s new book, “The Last Line of Defense.”

17 Feb 2013

Democrats ‘Celebrate’ Release of Cuccinelli’s Book

General Assembly Democrats hosted an unlikely “celebration” of the release of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s “The Last Line of Defense” with a book reading.

11 Feb 2013

Republicans Cite Success on Education Issues

House Republicans celebrated the success of their education reforms in the first half of the General Assembly session at a press conference Monday.

29 Jan 2013

Bicyclists Push for Share-the-Road Laws

Brantley Tyndall, a Richmond bicyclist since 2007, used his only form of transportation to show up in support of Bicycle Action Day at the Capitol. This session, Virginia legislators have introduced bills that would make biking safer for both cyclists and drivers across the Commonwealth.

26 Jan 2013

Vice President Biden Discusses Guns at VCU

Vice President Joe Biden held a round-table discussion about gun violence Friday at Virginia Commonwealth University, saying “we cannot remain silent” on the issue.

24 Jan 2013

Critics Say Bills Would Suppress Voting Rights

Virginia New Majority, a citizens’ group that supports “the progressive transformation of Virginia,” said Republican legislators are pushing bills that would suppress voting rights.

23 Jan 2013

Rally Marks Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Abortion rights supporters made their way to the state Capitol grounds on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision and to look to the future of women’s rights in Virginia.

17 Jan 2013

Gubernatorial Candidates Even in Fundraising

Less than $150,000 separates Virginia’s two candidates for governor, according to campaign finance reports filed by Republican candidate Ken Cuccinelli and his Democratic challenger, Terry McAuliffe.

10 Jan 2013

Debate Over Abortion Rights Carries Over To New Session

About two dozen anti-abortion groups from across the country joined the Virginia Society for Human Life at its “Stand Up for Life” gathering on the General Assembly’s opening day.

09 Jan 2013

Reproductive Rights Still a Focus at Capitol

About 30 abortion rights activists from the Cooch Watch protest group lined the streets outside of the 47th annual Commonwealth Prayer Breakfast at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Wednesday morning. Around the same time, about two dozen anti-abortion groups from across the country joined the Virginia Society for Human Life at its “Stand Up for Life” gathering.