Despite Concern From Police, Virginia Legislators Cutting Funding, Protection For Law Enforcement Officers

As Virginia legislators push forward with criminal reform bills, police warn that reform will leave officers without enough tools and protections to do their jobs.

Last week, the Senate passed a bill that, if it becomes law, will end mandatory minimum felony sentences for those who assault police. Other measures being considered include bans on choke holds, elimination of no-knock warrants, and an end to qualified immunity.

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Controversial Former Pastor Rob Bell Wraps Up ‘Bible Belt Tour’ That Included Tennessee

  Controversial former evangelical pastor Rob Bell recently wrapped up his “Bible Belt Tour,” which included two stops in Tennessee. Bell, whose teachings are considered heretical by conservative Christians, made appearances earlier this month in Knoxville and Memphis. “If evangelicals had a black list, Rob Bell would be on it,” wrote…

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