The ACLU of Virginia is the leading champion of civil liberties in the Commonwealth. We want to keep you informed about the work we do in the legislature, in the courts, and in the community. We'll also give you our take on issues affecting people in neighborhoods throughout the state.
A few years ago, I ran into an old friend from childhood while I was home visiting family. I asked her and her partner: “What are y’all up to later?” She laughed and said, “Wait, did you just say . . . y’all?”
We are disappointed by the court’s decision today. Virginia lawmakers gave incarcerated people greater incentive to pursue rehabilitation, but those incentives have now been eliminated for people with certain convictions.
These fights are our fights, and these victories are our victories. Together, we can make a more perfect union!
Edited education is a handicap. I trust our teachers and librarians. You should, too.