Lawmakers, opinion leaders, and some in the media have characterized several proposals making their way through the Virginia legislature this year as welcome “criminal justice reform.” They are anything but.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
Today, the ACLU of Virginia sent a letter to Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran to address some major concerns that we have regarding the
The bottom line is experience has proven that once we give the government the right to label people and organizations as criminal based on their beliefs and speech, the end result is almost always a list of the powerless constructed by the powerful for their own purposes.
By David Smith
I spent 16 and a half straight months in solitary confinement in Virginia and, let me tell you, it was hell.