Daily Archives: October 21, 2020

DC Sues Washington Hebrew Preschool, Claims Synagogue Created ‘Environment Ripe for Abuse’

D.C.’s attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday against a Hebrew preschool previously accused of ignoring allegations that a teacher was sexually abusing children, saying the school created an “environment ripe for abuse.†Attorney General Karl A. Racine said in a release the Washington Hebrew Congregation routinely ignored D.C. laws designed to protect children. The Northwest D.C. synagogue placed children in…

Fairfax NAACP Urges Electoral Board to Make Changes to Early Voting

The Fairfax County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is calling on the county’s Electoral Board to make swift changes as residents continue to stand in long lines for early voting. “Since early voting began in mid-September, Fairfax County residents have stood in lines of four hours and longer to vote,†the NAACP chapter said…

Nearly 30,000 Ballots Automatically Mailed to DC Voters Returned to Sender

Nearly 30,000 ballots mailed to D.C. voters have been returned to the District’s Board of Elections as undeliverable, the News4 I-Team found. Anticipating high turnout in the general election, the District mailed ballots to each of its roughly 480,000 registered voters to encourage early voting amid the pandemic.  More than 100,000 voters have sent back their ballots to be counted,…

ICE Threatens Increased Undocumented Immigrant Arrests in Prince William

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is threatening to increase arrests of undocumented immigrants in Prince William County after the county chose not to report undocumented residents to federal authorities.  ICE threatened to arrest even more people as a result of the county’s policy, and said residents are likely to see more federal agents on streets.  CASA, an organization that fights…