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Virginia judge rules automated license plate data collection by police is illegal

A Virginia state judge ruled earlier this month that automated license plate data collection by police qualified as protected “personal information," and was illegal, because it included the following elements all combined: The license plate number, images of the vehicle and license plate and immediate surroundings, plus GPS location and time and date. The value of multiple types of data that can be interpolated is greater than one form alone. Here is the court's ruling [PDF Link]. EFF has do...
Tags: Post, News, Law, Police, Virginia, Surveillance, Aclu, Eff, Fairfax, Neal, Fairfax County Police Department, American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, Dave Maass, License Plate Readers, ALPR, ALPRs


George Mason tightens donor rules after uproar over Koch

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Following an uproar over revelations that Virginia’s largest university allowed the conservative Charles Koch Foundation to give input in some personnel decisions, the school is tightening its rules governing agreements with donors to ensure they don’t infringe on academic freedom. The changes at George Mason University in Fairfax come after […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Fairfax, Koch, George Mason University, George Mason, Charles Koch Foundation


Second Fairfax Accuser Says He Acknowledged Alleged Assault In College

After calling for the Virginia legislature to hold public hearings for both herself and another woman who has accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) of sexual assault, Meredith Watson told CBS’s Gayle King that Fairfax acknowledged the alleged incident at a party when they were still in college. Watson came forward with accusations that Fairfax allegedly sexually assaulted and raped her when they were in college at Duke University not long after another woman, Vanessa Tyson, alleged that Fairfax...
Tags: News, Sexual Assault, Virginia, Va, Cbs, Watson, Fairfax, Duke University, Tyson, Gayle King, Virginia Democrats, Nicole Lafond, Justin Fairfax, Justin Fairfax D, Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson


‘It Just Went Poof’: The Strange Aftermath of Virginia’s Cascade of Political Scandals

Despite broad calls for the resignations of Virginia’s governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general, they remain in office as the state tries to muddle on.
Tags: Elections, News, Virginia, Sex Crimes, Discrimination, Blacks, Democratic Party, Fairfax, State Legislature, Herring, Northam, Mark R, Ralph S, States (US, Justin Edward


Fairfax accusers detail assault allegations in new interviews

Two women, Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson, have given national television interviews to detail their allegations of sexual assault against Virginia Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson


Two Fairfax Accusers Call For VA Legislature To Hold Hearing In New Session

The two women who have accused Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault are calling on the Virginia General Assembly to hold a public hearing when the new session begins on Wednesday. According to interviews with CBS News, both Vanessa Tyson and Meredith Watson want to testify about their allegations under oath. Tyson was the first to come forward in February with accusations against Fairfax when Democrats were in the midst of calls for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s resignation ov...
Tags: News, Sexual Assault, Cbs News, Boston, Virginia, Cbs, Watson, Fairfax, Virginia General Assembly, Tyson, Ralph Northam, Northam, CBS Gayle King, Nicole Lafond, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson


Accuser: Virginia lieutenant gov’s response ‘disgraceful’

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — One of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says his response has been “disgraceful, irresponsible and manipulative.” In an interview aired Monday with CBS News, Vanessa Tyson criticized Fairfax for comparing himself to lynching victims when he defended himself in a speech on the state […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Fairfax, Richmond VA, Justin Fairfax, CBS News Vanessa Tyson


Accuser still wants Virginia lieutenant governor to resign

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first of two women to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign. CBS News released excerpts Sunday of its interview with Vanessa Tyson, who says Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex in 2004. The full interview will air Monday. Fairfax […]
Tags: News, Cbs News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Fairfax, Richmond VA, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson


Virginia lieutenant governor again denies allegations, says he took polygraphs

Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax's office issued a statement Sunday again denying allegations of sexual assault and saying Fairfax took two polygraph exams in an effort to show he is telling the truth.
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Virginia lieutenant governor again denies sexual assault allegations, says he took polygraphs

Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Gov. Justin Fairfax's office issued a statement Sunday again denying allegations of sexual assault and saying Fairfax took two polygraph exams in an effort to show he is telling the truth.
Tags: Virginia, Cnn, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax


Life sentence issued for murder of Muslim teen in Virginia

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping and killing a Muslim teenager in Virginia as she walked back to a mosque with friends for pre-dawn religious services. The life sentence without possibility of parole imposed Thursday on Darwin Martinez-Torres of Sterling was a formality after his guilty […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Nation, Fairfax, Va AP, Darwin Martinez Torres


Doria Ragland: How the Duchess of Sussex's mother became her rock and best friend

The Duchess of Sussex's due date has been a closely-guarded secret, and not even Prince Harry and his wife know whether to prepare for a prince or a princess. But the one thing that is in no doubt is that, when it comes to welcoming Baby Sussex, the Duchess's mother, Doria Ragland, will be with her every step of the way. Here we take a look at Ms Ragland and the close bond she shares with her daughter as she supports her through the highs and lows of life as a new royal. Doria's firs...
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‘You’re Not Supposed to Betray Your Race’: The Challenge Faced by Black Women Accusing Black Men

Meredith Watson, a black woman who has accused Virginia’s black lieutenant governor of sexual assault, says some of her toughest critics have been African-Americans.
Tags: Fairfax, Justin Edward, Watson, Meredith, Race and Ethnicity, Sexual Harassment, Blacks, Women and Girls, Sex Crimes, MeToo Movement, Tyson, Vanessa C, Kelly, R


Phora Announces Official Yours Truly Clothing Store On Fairfax In Los Angeles

Set for the grand opening on March 31st, the official Yours Truly Clothing flagship store will be in the heart of Los Angeles on Fairfax. Since Phora first gained his buzz in the Hip Hop scene he has gained a tremendous following of loyal fans not only for his music, but his clothing line that he established on a independent level which has grown to a commercial success. He finally has the opportunity to give his So-Cal supporters and the general public a store to come to which captures the ess...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Jazz, Apparel, Fairfax, Phora, Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, Yours Truly Clothing


Justin Fairfax: Virginia lieutenant governor stuns senators by comparing himself to lynching victims

The lieutenant governor of Virginia has likened himself to a lynching victim while battling accusations of sexual assault and calls to resign from his post amid a series of scandals impacting the state’s top lawmakers. Justin Fairfax made the controversial statements during a surprise speech on Sunday, lashing out against his critics in the state Senate as 2019 legislative session was coming to a close. “I’ve heard much about anti-lynching on the floor of this very Senate, where people were no...
Tags: News, Senate, Virginia, General Assembly, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax


Virginia’s Justin Fairfax Compared Himself to Lynching Victims in an Impromptu Address

Fairfax strongly defended himself and lashed out at his critics from his rostrum in the state Senate as the 2019 legislative session was coming to a close
Tags: Photography, News, Senate, Virginia, Uncategorized, States, Fairfax, Overnight, Onetime, Justin Fairfax


Justin Fairfax Compares Himself to Lynching Victims in Speech to Virginia Senators

Mr. Fairfax has been accused of sexual assault by two women, and is facing numerous calls to resign.
Tags: News, Virginia, Sex Crimes, Watson, Discrimination, Meredith, Blacks, Fairfax, Tyson, State Legislatures, Race and Ethnicity, Lynching, Justin Edward, Vanessa C, Justin Fairfax Compares Himself


Virginia’s Fairfax compares himself to lynching victims

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims as he resists widespread calls to resign, prompted by allegations of sexual assault. In a surprise speech Sunday in the state Senate at end of the 2019 legislative session, Fairfax denied the allegations and said the truth […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Jim Crow, Fairfax, state Senate, Richmond VA, Justin Fairfax


Fairfax Compares ‘Rush To Judgment’ Over Sexual Assault Allegations To Lynchings

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Embattled Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax compared himself to Jim Crow-era lynching victims in a surprise speech Sunday, as he resists widespread calls to resign prompted by allegations of sexual assault. Fairfax strongly defended himself and lashed out at his critics from his rostrum in the state Senate as the 2019 legislative session was coming to a close. “I’ve heard much about anti-lynching on the floor of this very Senate, where people were not given any due process...
Tags: News, Republicans, Senate, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, Ap, Gop, Watson, Donald Trump, Jim Crow, General Assembly, Trump, Fairfax, Gilbert, Republican House


Virginia GOP leader pushes for investigation into Lt. Gov. Fairfax

Republicans from the state's House of Delegates announce a hearing into sexual assault allegations against Virginia's Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax; Gillian Turner reports.
Tags: News, Virginia, Gop, Fairfax, House of Delegates, GILLIAN TURNER, Justin Fairfax


Virginia House Invites Accusers to Testify Against Justin Fairfax

The Republican-controlled House of Delegates said it would hold hearings on the sexual assault claims against the state’s lieutenant governor.
Tags: News, Virginia, Watson, Meredith, Fairfax, House of Delegates, Tyson, Virginia House, State Legislatures, Justin Fairfax, Justin Edward, Vanessa C


Virginia Republicans Plan Hearings For Lt. Gov Fairfax's Sexual Assault Accusers

GOP members in Virginia's General Assembly plan on hearing from women alleging Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax sexually assaulted them years ago. Fairfax denies the allegations. (Image credit: Steve Helber/AP)
Tags: News, Virginia, Gop, General Assembly, Fairfax, Steve Helber, Justin Fairfax


Virginia GOP Inviting Fairfax Accusers To Testify Sets Off Partisan Brawl

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify. Republican Del. Rob Bell said Friday that the House Courts of Justice Committee plans to invite Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson and Fairfax for a “chance to be heard” at an unnamed future hearing date. The two women have recently come forward with allegations that Fairfax, a Democrat, sexually assaulted them ye...
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, General Assembly, Fairfax, Richmond VA, Virginia House, Summer Concepcion, Justin Fairfax, Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson, Republican Del Rob Bell, House Courts of Justice Committee, Vanessa Tyson Meredith Watson


Virginia Republicans invite Fairfax’s accusers to testify

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republicans have announced plans to hold a meeting where Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and the two women who have accused him of sexual assault can testify. Republican Del. Rob Bell said Friday that the House Courts of Justice Committee plans to invite Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson and Fairfax for […]
Tags: News, Virginia, Ap, Nation, Fairfax, Richmond VA, Virginia House, Justin Fairfax, Republican Del Rob Bell, House Courts of Justice Committee, Vanessa Tyson Meredith Watson


Quinnipiac Poll: More Virginians Than Not Say Northam Should Stay In Office

More Virginia voters than not say Gov. Ralph Northam should stay in office despite revelations that he appeared in blackface years ago, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. Forty-eight percent of Virginia voters say Northam should not resign, compared to 42 percent who say he should, Quinnipiac reported. Notably, 56 percent black voters say Northam shouldn’t resign while just 31 percent say he should, per the poll, compared to an even 46 to 46 percent split among white voter...
Tags: News, Virginia, Fairfax, Quinnipiac University, Quinnipiac, Ralph Northam, Northam, Matt Shuham, Justin Fairfax, Quinnipiac University Forty


Virginians want Northam and Herring to stay in office but are split on Fairfax, poll finds

Virginians are more likely to want their governor and attorney general to remain in office rather than resign over their past appearances in blackface, but they are split over whether their lieutenant governor should step down in light of sexual assault allegations, a new Quinnipiac University poll finds.
Tags: Cnn, Fairfax, Quinnipiac University, Northam


Fairfax Accuser: ‘Despite Every Attempt To Shame Me, I Am Not Ashamed’

Meredith Watson, one of the women who has accused Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) of sexual assault, wrote a piece in the Washington Post Monday describing the harrowing and traumatic experience of coming forward with her allegation and being smeared, ignored and taken advantage of. “Despite the professed belief of numerous elected officials in Virginia and elsewhere that Vanessa Tyson, who says that Fairfax sexually assaulted her in 2004, and I have brought forward credible allegations,...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Virginia, Watson, Fairfax, Duke University, Virginia General Assembly, Justin Fairfax, Kate Riga, Justin Fairfax D, Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson


Justin Fairfax Accuser Meredith Watson Says She’s ‘Willing To Testify In Public’

Fairfax has refused to step down, saying he has "nothing to hide" amid sexual assault claims from two women.
Tags: News, Fairfax, Justin Fairfax Accuser Meredith Watson


The Liberal party merit myth, and why it's every man (or woman) for themselves | Paula Matthewson

As some Liberal women have grown to understand that Liberal men without merit are still being rewarded, they’ve lost their anti-quota fervourOther than the woman herself, no one knows for sure why Julie Bishop strode into that press conference wearing those striking red shoes to sign off as Australia’s first female foreign minister. Perhaps Bishop’s only intent was to cheer herself up. She’d mentioned in the past that donning a pair of scarlet heels could raise a woman’s spirits. And who would b...
Tags: Gender, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Julie Bishop, Liberal party, Liberal, Women in politics, Bishop, Fairfax, Alex Ellinghausen, Paula Matthewson


‘He’s Not There Yet’: Embattled Governor Seeks Forgiveness From Black Virginians

Seeking to recover from the scandal over his use of blackface, Gov. Ralph Northam is scrambling to rebuild his image among African-Americans.
Tags: News, Virginia, Discrimination, Blacks, Democratic Party, Fairfax, Steele, Boyd, Herring, Charles Jr, Ralph Northam, Northam, Mark R, Race and Ethnicity, Ralph S, Justin Edward



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