Breccan F. Thies

Articles by Breccan F. Thies

Sens. Warner, Kaine: Virginia Redistricting Targets ‘Women in Our Delegation’

Virginia’s two Democrat senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, say a “heavy weight” is being placed on “the three women in the delegation,” after a new proposed congressional map removes two of the Commonwealth’s female U.S. Representatives from their districts and significantly alters another’s district.

Democratic challenger Abigail Spanberger, right, gestures during a debate with Virginia Congressman, Dave Brat, R-Va., left, at Germanna Community College in Culpeper, Va., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Michigan School District Pushes Students, Families to Join Black Lives Matter Protests

Michigan’s Farmington Public Schools (FPS) district pushed students and their families to “join a Black Lives Matter or an affiliated protest,” and “donate to bail efforts supporting people arrested for protesting against injustice” for its “21 Day Equity Challenge,” according to Young America’s Foundation (YAF).