Gold Star parents Khizr, Ghazala Khan endorse Perriello for Va. governor

The Gold Star parents who spoke at the Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTop Sanders adviser: Warren isn't competing for 'same pool of voters' Anti-Trump vets join Steyer group in pressing Democrats to impeach Trump Republicans plot comeback in New Jersey MORE are throwing their weight behind Tom Perriello (D) in Virginia's gubernatorial race.

Khizr and Ghazala Khan in a fundraising email for Perriello sent Wednesday morning urged supporters to "resist the unconstitutional actions of President Trump," specifically Trump's attempts to temporarily ban travel to the U.S. from some predominantly Muslim nations. 


The email calls Perriello one of the "people of conviction and good conscience standing up and fighting back."

In March, Khizr Khan sparked controversy on Twitter when he canceled a planned speaking engagement in Canada and claimed without evidence that his travel privileges were under review.