There would be a clear and immediate civil rights benefit to striking simple marijuana possession from the criminal code and making it legal to possess up to several ounces for personal use. We urge action to legalize it now and study regulation later.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
On this Giving Tuesday, we at the ACLU of Virginia would like to say thank you. Thank you to each of our donors, members, partners, clients, and supporters. Thank you for your bravery, trust, and generosity. Each of you contributes to the impact we make and the forward progress we have created.
Being Home During the Holiday Season Should Not Be a Privilege If You Haven't Been Convicted of a Crime.
Being home with your loved ones during the holiday season should not be a privilege if you haven’t been convicted of a crime. Being treated with dignity and respect by the criminal legal system also should not be a privilege.