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Norfolk settles lawsuit brought by ACLU of Virginia on behalf of PETA

The ACLU of Virginia announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) with the City of Norfolk in a lawsuit filed over the City’s refusal to treat texts of public officials as public records.


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ACLU responds to Gloucester School Board decision on transgender students

The Gloucester School Board voted Tuesday to accept a policy that will discriminate against transgender students.


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ACLU of Virginia statement on Prieto v. Clarke case

American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia Legal Director Rebecca Glenberg issued a statement commenting on Prieto v. Clarke, a case heard today in the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.


Litmus test for Obama on whistleblowers

Whistleblowers, often revered and feared by the Obama administration, have received a special place since the 2011 initiation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a global transparency campaign.


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ACLU challenges Hampton home search ordinance

The ACLU of Virginia has warned Hampton officials that a new ordinance allowing inspection of rental units without a warrant infringes on the constitutional rights of owners and tenants.


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ACLU raises issue with Chesterfield prayer policy

The Chesterfield County, Va., Board of Supervisors may not permit only “ordained religious leaders of monotheistic religions” to offer prayers before board meetings, Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia say.


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ACLU to U.S. Supreme Court: Don’t overturn decision on voter petitions

The ACLU of Virginia yesterday submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the Court to deny the State Board of Elections’ request for review of the Fourth Circuit’s decision holding that Virginia may not prohibit nonresidents from circulating ballot petitions for third-party presidential candidates.


ACLU applauds Supreme Court decision to deny review of anti-sodomy law

Rebecca Glenberg, Legal Director of the ACLU of Virginia, released a statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today not to review the Fourth Circuit’s ruling striking down Virginia’s sodomy statute.