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Federal judge strikes down petition circulation law in Virginia

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July 31, 2012


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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