Forget taxes, critical race theory, and destroying public education, what West Virginia’s Republican Party most cares about are guns
You probably saw this article in today’s Wheeling Intelligencer:
An unsuccessful bill that caused infighting among Republican lawmakers four years ago to allow college students to carry concealed weapons on campus is back, this time being considered by the West Virginia Senate. https://t.co/94OG76g5me pic.twitter.com/4ON6sjisJz— Steven . . .
A question: Why did WV’s attorney general, Patrick Morrisey, use the state and its resources to defend Donald Trump?
Likely answer: To show his devotion to all-things-Trump; Morrisey also knows that no one will hold him accountable
From “GOP attorneys general back Trump in court fight over Mar-a-Lago documents,” by Andrew Jeong and Amy B Wang, in Wednesday’s Washington Post:
Texas’s Ken Paxton and 10 other GOP state attorneys general came to the defense of former president Donald Trump on Tuesday in his legal fight over documents the FBI seized last month, . . .
WV attorney general signs “Women’s Bill of Rights”
Warning: don’t judge a book by Morrisey’s cover
I recently saw this on the West Virginia Attorney General’s official Twitter account:
The WV AG announced Thursday that he signed the Women’s Bill of Rights.— WV Attorney General (@WestVirginiaAG) September 1, 2022
Read more at https://t.co/EvUy4ghY9R
Hmmm. Had I misjudged Patrick Morrisey all these years? Was he actually a . . .
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Judge strikes down WV’s voucher law
From the AP:
A judge in West Virginia's capital struck down a law on Wednesday that would have funneled state money into a program that incentivized families to pull their children out of K-12 public schools. . . .
Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Joanna Tabit ruled that the Hope Scholarship voucher program, which . . .
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Some odds and ends from Twitter on Confederate Memorial Day
CRT, journalism, Obama and Morrisey
An explanation for the Republican emphasis on a theory that no one is teaching
2/2 All of the CRT panic, book banning and anti-protest laws are a direct response to this. They are trying to push white children’s exposure to - and sympathy for - racial issues back to the dark ages of Jim Crow ignorance. It is a simple as it is shocking.— . . .
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It's simple: fight efforts to control the virus and then blame Biden for what happens
The Republican covid strategy continues
West Virginia's covid numbers continue to increase
From the New York Times on December 31:
While Republican state officials continue to fight efforts to control the virus
As earlier COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits get their day before the U.S. Supreme Court in two weeks, West Virginia Attorney General . . .
Patrick Morrisey update
Vaccines, Fauci, DeSantis, marijuana: what’s happening with WV’s attorney general?
Ignoring the numbers (and science), WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey continues to fight against vaccine mandates
From earlier this month:
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined another multi-state lawsuit opposing a Biden administration vaccine mandate. This one concerns health care workers employed by providers . . .