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ACLU Assists Farmville Demonstrators Opposed to Construction of New Immigrant Detention Center

14 Jan

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Media Release

ACLU Assists Farmville Demonstrators Opposed to Construction of New Immigrant Detention Center

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Civil liberties group tells Police Chief to issue permit and advises Town Council to revise parade and assembly ordinances to comply with First Amendment

Farmville, VA- January 13, 2009 – The ACLU of Virginia sent separate letters today to Farmville’s Chief of Police and its Town Council, asking the former to issue a parade permit to local protestors and the latter to ignificantly revise its ordinances controlling parades and demonstrations. Continue reading