Concerned members of the VCU community have organized a rally in response to Cuccinelli’s letter for today at noon. From a press release.
Our goal is to express concern over Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s letter to President Rao, “urging” VCU to remove “sexual orientation” from VCU’s non-discrimination policy. Our aim is to support VCU administration to take action by resisting political pressure to remove protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation. This rally represents a broad coalition of students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members from wide and diverse backgrounds. We maintain that we will not tolerate discrimination of any kind on VCU’s campus or in our communities. Please note that this event is NOT officially affiliated with VCU in any way. It is an unofficial rally.
Where: VCU Commons Plaza, 907 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, VA
When: Wednesday, March 10th, noon-1 p.m.
More info on Facebook. At publication, the event has 1,300 planned attendees.