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Williams: As the new executive director of the ACLU of Virginia, Mary Bauer plans to "go big and be bold."
Mary Bauer is the new executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, succeeding Claire Guthrie Gastañaga. She takes over a unit of the venerable organization at a pivotal moment.
This AAPI Heritage Month, I am reflecting not only on my Chinese roots, but also on how to practice intentional solidarity with other Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Before you bust out the weed thinking that marijuana is fully legal, you should know your rights. We’ve got a rundown of what you can – and can’t – do under Virginia’s new laws.
When the General Assembly approved the final amendments to the marijuana bills on Wednesday and put legalization over the finish line, we celebrated. But we are keenly aware of the faults in these bills and know that our work is far from over.