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Equality for Women Important to Virginia

August 30, 2015News Clip

Those who meet the standards and graduate from the Army’s challenging Ranger School earn the right to wear the prestigious Ranger tab.

On August 21, 2015, two female Soldiers made history. Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver became the first women to earn the honor and joined a long line of outstanding Soldiers.

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Shaw outraises Marshall in heated delegate race

June 5, 2015News Clip

Don Shaw has out raised longtime incumbent Delegate Bob Marshall.

Shaw is the Democratic candidate for the 13th district delegate seat.

According to the State Board of Election’s campaign filing reports, in this reporting cycle – which ran from April 1 to May 27 – Shaw raised $13,383 in cash and in-kind donations, and Marshall brought in $5,358.

This means that Shaw has out raised Marshall two and half times over.

Shaw stated that this fundraising gap shows that residents in the district are ready for a change.

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Debate over ‘religious freedom’ bills becomes an issue in Va. House race

April 1, 2015News Clip

RICHMOND — The national firestorm over an Indiana law that some say legalizes discrimination against gay and lesbian people has spilled over into a Virginia House of Delegates race. 

Del. Robert G. Marshall (R-Prince William) is defending the Indiana law, to the chagrin of his Democratic challenger, Don Shaw, who called the effort “offensive.” 

Marshall said the law signed by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is similar to a law that Virginia has had on the books for years.

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Don Shaw Secures the Democratic Nomination in House District 13

March 26, 2015Press Release

PRINCE WILLIAM- Donald B. "Don" Shaw, II is the only candidate for Delegate in Virginia's 13th House District to qualify for the Democratic primary before today's 5pm deadline. As a result, the nominating contest has been canceled, and Don Shaw is now the official Democratic nominee for Delegate. Shaw will face off against Delegate Robert G. Marshall (R-13) in the November 3rd general election.

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Don Shaw Statement on Gun at Manassas Park Elementary Schools

March 17, 2015Press Release

MANASSAS PARK- Earlier today, reported that two people were taken into custody after they were reported to be wielding a rifle in the vicinity of Cougar and Manassas Park elementary schools. The schools were immediately placed on lockdown, and buses departed the schools with police escorts. There were no injuries reported.

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