"I promise to be on the frontline of those battles, making certain that the laws of Virginia protect all, rather than excluding and denigrating some Virginians. Let us celebrate this great victory and challenge all Virginians to join with us to tear down remaining barriers to equality," Senator McEachin concluded.
We need to address the racism that permeates parts of our society. Just as importantly, we need to address the results of that racism –income inequality, educational disparity, poverty frustration and despair. While “resolving” racism may be difficult and complicated and scouring the landscape of hate and bigotry may seem almost impossible, we all know that there are steps we can take to address the resulting issues.
Now that the Supreme Court has spoken, it is time for the partisan shenanigans to stop and for the intransigence of too many republican legislators to cease. we have up to 400,000 Virginians caught in a coverage gap. Let's also make sure they get the health care they need and deserve.