Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring

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Herring: Abortion Clinics Can be Exempted from New Standards

New, strict building standards should not be applied retroactively to existing abortion clinics, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said Monday in an opinion contradicting advice given by his Republican predecessor.

05/04/2015

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Va. AG: School Boards Can Ban Discrimination Against Gays

Local school boards in Virginia have authority to include sexual orientation and gender identity in their anti-discrimination policies, according to the state’s attorney general.

03/05/2015

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

Va. Attorney General Concluding Public Safety Tour

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is wrapping up a two-week public safety tour of the state.

03/28/2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the state will side with plaintiffs seeking to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage. (Getty Images)

Virginia AG Says State Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says he will not defend the gay marriage ban against federal lawsuits that challenge it.

01/23/2014