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In re Bleakley (Amicus)

The ACLU of Virginia filed an amicus brief in support of Connor Bleakley and Sami Alsawaf seeking to allow Brandon Bleakley to perform the rites of their wedding ceremony, arguing that the Virginia code sections that govern their choice of officiant is unconstitutional.  

December 16, 2022 Religious Liberty Free Speech and Religious Liberty

Steven Prease v. Clarke and White

The ACLU of Virginia filed Prease v. Clarke in the Virginia Supreme Court, challenging the continued incarceration of Steven Prease and demanding his immediate release from Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) custody.

October 17, 2022

Antoine Anderson v. Clarke and Bowles

The ACLU of Virginia filed Anderson v. Clarke in the Albemarle County Circuit Court, challenging the continued incarceration of Antoine Anderson and demanding his immediate release from Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) custody.

August 15, 2022

Virginia Obscenity Proceedings against Two Books

On behalf of Virginia bookstores & others, we urged a Virginia court to dismiss obscenity proceedings that would block two books from being sold & distributed in Virginia. Baseless claims of obscenity should not be allowed to override our First Amendment rights.

June 23, 2022