Attorney General co-leads brief in SCOTUS religious freedom case

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is has announced he is co-leading a coalition of 22 states with Louisiana in an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a broader right to religious accommodations in the workplace. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case, Groff v. DeJoy, on April […]

West Virginia AG Pushes to Keep Abortion Pill Restrictions

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey urged a judge Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the state’s restrictions on obtaining the abortion pill mifepristone. Pharmaceutical manufacturer GenBioPro argued in the suit that West Virginia could not restrict mifepristone prescriptions issued through online appointments because it contradicts recently relaxed Food and Drug Administration policy. […]

W.Va. AG continues push to classify fentanyl as ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he will continue a push to classify fentanyl as a “Weapon of Mass Destruction.” According to Morrisey, West Virginia had 1,194 fentanyl and other synthetic opioid deaths in 2021, a 10% increase from 1,083 in 2020. Morrisey alleges state attorneys general are pushing for the Biden administration to […]

Morrisey sees new EPA proposed rule as ‘job-killing’

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is again going after the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) on the agency expanding its regulatory authority. Morrisey joined a coalition with 23 other state attorneys general to send a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan in January expressing concerns about a proposed rule that would “establish new standards of […]

West Virginia Misses President Trump

The gesture we most need right now from President Joe Biden is an apology. Unfortunately, during his State of the Union address last week, Joe Biden did what he always does—paint a make-believe picture of the state of our country and offer solutions he cannot deliver on. Under Joe Biden, West Virginians have been left […]

Morrisey says he’s mulling his options for 2024

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey hasn’t decided his 2024 political plans yet, but he is confident his record will best that of any other candidate in whichever race he chooses. During a visit to Wheeling on Thursday, the Republican acknowledged he is considering runs for either governor or U.S. Senate representing West Virginia. He […]

AG Morrisey Gives Insight on Opioid Epidemic

This past Thursday, Patrick Morrisey continued his tour of business forums throughout the Northern Panhandle with a stop in Wheeling. And the West Virginia Attorney General heard about the impact of opioids in Ohio County. But in return, Morrisey shared some encouraging progress that could help the friendly city. “It’s killing more people between the […]

W.Va. AG Morrisey to Newsmax: Fentanyl ‘Slaughtering Our Kids’

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said the United States has a chance of mitigating the fentanyl crisis now that Republicans control the House chamber. Morrisey said House Republicans are genuinely serious about fighting back against America’s leading cause of death among citizens aged 18-46; and it all starts with the agenda leadership of House […]

W.Va. AG Morrisey to Newsmax: Trying to ‘Squelch Dissent’ Won’t End Well

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is calling out DirecTV’s decision to remove Newsmax from its platform as “corporate censorship.” In an interview on Newsmax’s “National Report,” Morrisey explained his hard-hitting letter questioning DirecTV’s controversial move. “The last thing our country needs right now is corporate censorship of conservative voices at the behest of members […]