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07 Feb 2014

Bill Seeks Anti-violence Funds Consolidation

By Dana Carlson Capital News Service RICHMOND —  The 53 sexual and domestic-violence organizations in Virginia could serve victims better if a House of Delegates Appropriations committee acts on a bill to streamline the funding these organizations rely on. House Bill 1, the first piece of legislation filed in the 2014 General Assembly session, would […]

13 May 2010

Many Say Schools Underreport Sexual Assaults

Many officials say sexual assaults are grossly underreported on college campuses. There’s a big discrepancy between surveys on the prevalence of rape on campus and the statistics reported by colleges and universities.

12 May 2010

Movement to Reform Marijuana Laws Grows

To many young people, smoking pot isn’t a big deal – hardly a crime to merit hard time in prison. But law enforcement authorities take marijuana possession seriously: Over the past 20 years, the number of marijuana arrests nationwide has nearly tripled – to more than 870,000 in 2007.