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'''RICHMOND, [[Virginia]]:''' On Monday, [[BC2012#July|July 30]], U.S. District Judge [[Judgpedia:John Gibney|John Gibney]] struck down the Virginia law that allows petitions to be circulated only by state residents. The ruling was the result of a lawsuit brought by the Libertarian Party of Virginia arguing that the law infringes on the party's freedom of speech. An appeal has not yet been announced.<ref>[http://www.wric.com/story/19159217/petition-circulation-law-struck-down-by-federal-judge ''Associated Press'' "Petition Circulation Law Struck Down By Federal Judge," July 31]</ref>
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'''RICHMOND, [[Virginia]]:''' On Monday, [[BC2012#July|July 30]], U.S. District Judge [[Judgepedia:John Gibney|John Gibney]] struck down the Virginia law that allows petitions to be circulated only by state residents. The ruling was the result of a lawsuit brought by the Libertarian Party of Virginia arguing that the law infringes on the party's freedom of speech. An appeal has not yet been announced.<ref>[http://www.wric.com/story/19159217/petition-circulation-law-struck-down-by-federal-judge ''Associated Press'' "Petition Circulation Law Struck Down By Federal Judge," July 31]</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 02:33, 1 August 2012

July 31, 2012

Virginia

By Eric Veram

RICHMOND, Virginia: On Monday, July 30, U.S. District Judge John Gibney struck down the Virginia law that allows petitions to be circulated only by state residents. The ruling was the result of a lawsuit brought by the Libertarian Party of Virginia arguing that the law infringes on the party's freedom of speech. An appeal has not yet been announced.[1]

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