Poll Shows Patrick Morrisey Ahead of the GOP Pack in Governor’s Race

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has not yet said what his political intentions are for 2024, but a new poll shows that if he decides to run for Governor, he has the early lead among the announced Republican candidates. The poll of 600 likely Republican primary voters conducted by National Research Inc. conducted last month has […]

Fighting for fairness in female sports

It’s a case of simple biology. It’s a case about fair play. Most of all, it’s plain common sense. Our case is about the issue of fairness in women’s sports, a West Virginia law that we are taking all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. We believe the Court will see the issue the […]

W.Va. AG Morrisey Holds Big Lead in Gov. Race

A decade after he first became West Virginia’s attorney general and just over four years after losing a heartbreaking close race to Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, Patrick Morrisey is the Republican favorite to become governor of the state in 2024. According to a new National Research Poll, Morrisey leads the gubernatorial pack with 28% among likely Republican […]

Transgender sports restrictions advance on a national level

Meanwhile, West Virginia has decided to appeal a stay on its transgender sports law to the Supreme Court, marking the first opportunity for the high court to weigh in on the issue. “West Virginians and the American people are animated,” West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said at a Thursday press conference. “They know this […]

Call Fentanyl What It Is: A Weapon of Mass Destruction

The United States had 107,622 drug deaths in 2021, a 15% increase of 13,967 from 93,655 in 2020. Almost the entirety of the increase is due to fentanyl. West Virginia had 1,194 fentanyl and other synthetic opioid deaths in 2021, up 10% from 1,083 in 2020. This substance is now the No. 1 killer of […]

W.Va. AG Morrisey to Newsmax: Trans Sports Ban Does ‘What’s Right for Women’

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey told Newsmax Friday that the state’s ban of transgender athletes in women’s sports is “about doing what’s right for women.” Morrisey said West Virginia is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the transgender ban in women’s sports to be enforced after an injunction blocking the law was issued […]

West Virginia asks Supreme Court to allow transgender girls sports ban

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Thursday asked the conservative-majority Supreme Court to allow the state to enforce a ban on transgender athletes’ participating in girls’ sports. Morrisey, a Republican, filed an emergency application at the court late Thursday. If his request is granted, the state would be able to enforce a law enacted […]

Morrisey Takes Trans Sports Ban To The Supreme Court

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his office is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the “Save Women’s Sports Act” to take effect. In 2021, the West Virginia Legislature enacted a law “to defend the integrity of women’s sports” that prohibits transgender girls and women in the state from competing on sports teams […]