In Loudoun County, Virginia, the struggle for parents rights in education has captured the public’s attention. On today’s episode of Across the States, we sit down with John Whitbeck, partner at WhitbeckBennet Family Law firm and former Chairman of the Virginia Republican Party, Bill Ashworth, Vice President of Public Affairs and Engagement, and Andrew Handel, Director of the ALEC Taskforce for Education and Workforce Development. Whitbeck also serves as a Professor of Law at George Mason University and has been active in the movement for parents rights in education.
John Whitbeck profile, WhitbeckBennet website https://wblaws.com/professionals/john-c-whitbeck/
John Whitbeck Twitter account, https://twitter.com/JohnWhitbeck
InsideNova article on Youngkin executive orders, https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/gov-youngkin-issues-executive-orders-to-end-school-mask-mandate-investigate-wrongdoing-in-loudoun/article_75e5e9dc-762e-11ec-9a41-f7b14b28d5e2.html
WUSA article on Youngkin executive orders, https://www.wusa9.com/article/news/local/virginia/virginia-governor-youngkin-11-executive-actions-ban-critical-race-theory-covid-masks-schools-loudoun-investigation/65-6a1677d4-ef5a-4d2e-bece-10689e2af7d6