Tonight, Morgantown became the second West Virginia city to ban the harmful practice of so-called conversion therapy on minors. The vote was unanimous. We applaud Morgantown and Charleston’s efforts to protect vulnerable children from this malpractice.
A report from a doctor who has inspected 30 facilities across the country expressed “urgent concern” over what he called “the most dangerous approach to medical isolation I have encountered since the outset of the pandemic.”
ACLU-WV and ACLU-WV United, the union representing most of its employees, have come to a historic agreement on a first contract. It improves wages and benefits, and helps foster a creative, equitable and inclusive workplace. We look forward to continuing the collective bargaining process.
In a recently surfaced audio recording of Westover officials from last fall, city attorney Tim Stranko is heard referring to Delegate Danielle Walker, the state’s only Black woman legislator, in misogynistic and racist terms.
On Saturday, Oct. 2, West Virginians will march to demand abortion access for all and to oppose any efforts to bring a radical, Texas-style law to West Virginia.
West Virginia wisely abolished capital punishment in 1965. But, in 2021, we are sending innocent people — those who have not even been convicted of a crime — to their deaths.