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AG Herring Leads 3 Attorneys General in Conversation on Rise of Anti-Asian Hate and Violence (VIDEO)

RICHMOND, March 19, 2021 – This afternoon at 1 p.m., Attorney General Mark R. Herring will lead a virtual discussion with Connecticut Attorney General William Tong and Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine on the rise in anti-Asian hate, violence, and abuse. The three attorneys general will discuss the nationwide rise in hate and white […]

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AG Herring Condemns Trump Administration Efforts to Kill the Equal Rights Amendment

RICHMOND, VA, May 8, 2020—Late last night, the Trump Administration filed a motion to dismiss Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s landmark civil rights lawsuit that seeks to ensure that the Equal Rights Amendment is recognized as the 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution following Virginia’s ratification in January 2020. For more than three months, […]

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Elected Officials, Advocates Applaud AG Herring’s Lawsuit to Recognize Equal Rights Amendment in U.S. Constitution

RICHMOND, January 30, 2020 – Today, elected officials and advocates from around the Commonwealth voiced their support for Attorney General Herring’s landmark lawsuit to recognize the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the U.S. Constitution. Attorney General Herring announced the lawsuit that he has filed along with Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Nevada Attorney […]

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AG Herring Continues Fight against Trump Administration’s Rules That Limit Birth Control Access

RICHMOND, Dec. 20, 2018 – Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that nine additional states have joined his lawsuit that was filed in November 2017 in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to undermine the contraception coverage rule created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In December of last year, Virginia and its partner […]

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AG Herring Leads Opposition to Trump’s Latest Attack on Legal Immigration

RICHMOND, VA, December 10, 2018—Attorney General Mark R. Herring is leading a coalition of attorneys general and attorneys general-elect opposing President Trump’s latest effort to attack, demonize, and marginalize immigrants in Virginia and around the country. The Trump Administration has proposed a radical overhaul of so-called “public charge” rules that could make it easier to […]

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Virginia’s case against immigration ban expands from just green card holders to include holders of valid visas

ALEXANDRIA, February 3, 2017 – Virginia’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban will be moving forward after Judge Leonie M. Brinkema granted Virginia’s motion to intervene in the case to challenge the ban. Virginia’s participation in the case expands the scope of affected individuals to also include visa holders as well as lawful permanent residents (green card […]

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Virginia Brings Action Against Pres. Trump for Unlawful, Unconstitutional Executive Order on Immigration

RICHMOND,  January 31, 2017 – Attorney General Mark R. Herring today brought legal action against President Donald J. Trump and members of his administration for his January 27, 2017 Executive Order banning entry to the United States for individuals from certain countries, even those who are lawful permanent residents or entering the United States on […]

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