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Republican-Controlled Virginia Assembly Rejects Raft of Bills to Prevent Rallies

The Republican-controlled Virginia General Assembly has rejected every bill brought before it to prevent a recurrence of the white nationalist rally that turned deadly last summer, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. Most of the bills were introduced by lawmakers from the city of Charlottesville, where the rally took place, and dealt with issues such as Confederate monuments, gun regulations and armed militias. They were inspired by the rally organized to protest the removal of the...

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