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 ClintonDemocrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Democrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Trump: 'So sad' Democrats are putting Hope Hicks 'through hell' 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.