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WVa AG, others accused of blocking critics on social media

Feb. 6, 2020 5:03 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union accused the state attorney general of blocking critics on social media in violation of the First Amendment. The state chapter said in a news release it sent notices Wednesday to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2018, file photo, Patrick Morrisey speaks to reporters after a debate in Morgantown, W.Va. Attorneys generals from 18 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to allow construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline to continue. West Virginia Attorney General Morrisey says his office will lead the coalition in the friend of the court brief scheduled to be filed Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson, File)

Patrick Morrisey files for 3rd term as attorney general

Jan. 21, 2020 3:50 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed for reelection Tuesday, highlighting his work on the opioid crisis, church sex abuse and opposition to the Affordable Care Act. Morrisey, a Republican, formally turned in his 2020 candidacy paperwork with a gaggle of GOP...

Newspaper publishes secret report on former W.Va. bishop

Dec. 24, 2019 1:42 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A newspaper has published a secret church report about a former West Virginia bishop ousted for alleged sexual and financial misconduct that details how he allegedly groomed and inappropriately touched young men. The Washington Post reports law enforcement does not have a copy of...