Nationally, our country is at a crossroads: Historically marginalized people are being oppressed in unimaginable ways, our communities and neighborhoods are deeply divided, and our government is consistently undermining the rule of law. In Virginia, we are facing many of these same challenges.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
While having ID that doesn’t match your gender identity or presentation should not affect your right to cast a ballot, there’s little guidance provided to poll workers on how to resolve ID issues for transgender voters. Knowing the laws and your rights can help avoid or solve problems at the polls:
In Chesapeake, Virginia, trick-or-treaters over 12 years old can be punished for trick-or-treating with a fine of “not less than $25.00 nor more than $100.00 or by confinement in jail for not more than six months or both.”