CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — The local National Organization for Women chapter endorsed state Senator Creigh Deeds, who is running for re-election.

VA NOW chapter president Charlotte Gibson said Deeds always supports her, and he’s been at the forefront of gender equality, reproductive health care rights, LGBTQ rights and mental health reform for his entire career.

Delegate Sally Hudson is challenging Deeds in the upcoming Democratic primary.

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