Ralph Northam

Virginia Indoor Gun Ranges Allowed to Reopen Friday 

Shutdown order reversed in wake of legal victory for gun-rights activists 

Virginia governor Ralph Northam

Activists are celebrating Virginia Democratic governor Ralph Northam’s decision to lift restrictions on indoor gun ranges in what they argue is a direct response to a recent court victory. 

How America Arrived at the Cruel New Normal

Column: Here comes the 'dumb reopening'

Newsom Hogan Northam DeSantisVery soon, you and I will have to figure out how to navigate a semi-open America where coronavirus is a terrible fact of life. The lockdowns and stay-at-home orders that state and city governments announced in March are breaking down. This is not red-versus-blue. This is reality. Two weeks ago, Georgia's Republican governor Brian Kemp faced widespread criticism for his easing of restrictions on business and outdoor activities, even as Colorado's Democratic governor Jared Polis did the same thing. Now most states are joining in.