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Local Commentary

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

According to international law, torture is defined as “any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person in order to obtain information or a confession.”  Normally, we think that such activities only exist under oppressive regimes like North Korea.  But as […]



Preparing for stepping up its activity as this November’s election approaches, the Falls Church chapter of the League of Women Voters welcomed Nancy Tate, the executive director at the League’s U.S. headquarters in Washington, D.C., to speak at its monthly meeting last week.

Local Commentary

Jim Moran

April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. The purpose of the special designation is to increase the public’s understanding of sexual violence in our society with the hope that a month of intensified awareness efforts combined with sexual violence prevention work throughout the year will bring […]