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West Virginia Bans Abortions Past 20 Weeks

On Friday, West Virginia banned abortions past 20 weeks of pregnancy when the legislature succeeded in overriding a veto by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.

Kansas Governor Brownback Signs Bill Nullifying Gun Laws

Kansas Governor Brownback Signs Bill Nullifying Gun Laws

On April 23rd, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed a bill “nullifying city and county gun restrictions” to ensure that it is legal to “openly carry firearms” throughout the state. The law takes effect on July 1. According to cjonline.com, the

West Virginia Gov Signs Bill 'Eliminating City Gun Ordinances'

West Virginia Gov Signs Bill 'Eliminating City Gun Ordinances'

On March 25, West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin (D) signed Senate Bill 317 into law which “[eliminates] city gun ordinances,” making state law predominant.  According to The State Journal, Tomblin said he signed the bill to “support 2nd Amendment

Chemical Spill Shuts Down Much of West Virginia Capital

Chemical Spill Shuts Down Much of West Virginia Capital

(AP) Chemical spill shuts down much of W.Va. capitalBy JOHN RABYAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va.Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores sold out of bottled water, and state legislators who had just started their session canceled the day’s business after a chemical spill

W.Va. Blizzard Warning as Appalachia Storm Blows

W.Va. Blizzard Warning as Appalachia Storm Blows

(AP) W.Va. blizzard warning as Appalachia storm blowsAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va.Wet snow and high winds spinning off the edge of superstorm Sandy spread blizzard conditions over parts of West Virginia and neighboring Appalachian states Tuesday, shutting one interstate and knocking out

Deadly US Storms Kill Ten in Washington

Deadly US Storms Kill Ten in Washington

Washington, July 01 (QNA) – At least ten people were killed and three million left without power amid a wave of powerful storms which has taken over Washington and eastern US states. According to US electric service provider Pepco, thunderstorms

Dem Gov of WV Won't Back Obama

Dem Gov of WV Won't Back Obama

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-WV) has announced that he will not endorse Barack Obama for re-election, stating, “[the president] has apparently made it his mission to drive the backbone of West Virginia’s economy, coal and the energy industry, out of