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Thursday, Feb 14, 2013 at 10:42 PM
By Bob Lewis

Va. Senate Panel Sacks Tebow Bill Again

Va. Senate Panel Sacks Tebow Bill Again

The so-called Tebow bill -- legislation that would allow home-schooled children to play varsity sports for teams at public schools they choose not to attend -- was thrown for a loss in Virginia's Senate. Read »

Thursday, Mar 1, 2012 at 7:07 PM
By Perry Stein

Va. Councilman Opposes "Conscience Clause"

Va. Councilman Opposes

An openly gay Falls Church City Council member issued a statement against the “conscience clause legislation,” saying that he and his partner want to adopt a baby. Read »

Thursday, Feb 9, 2012 at 8:51 AM
By Perry Stein

AM Read: Tebow Bill Passes in VA House

AM Read: Tebow Bill Passes in VA House

A Virginia bills is gaining unusual momentum because of its informal namesake, famed NFL quarterback Tim Tebow. Read »

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