Attorney General Morrisey ‘blasts’ California to West Virginia travel ban

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued a news release Tuesday, strongly criticizing California’s ban on state-funded travel to West Virginia and other states, describing the ban as “an affront to the respect that the Constitution affords each state to govern as its constituents deem fit.”

The release from Morrisey came Tuesday in response to a travel ban related to West Virginia’s passage of legislation relating to transgender participation in interscholastic athletic events.

The California prohibition now bans state-funded travel to West Virginia, Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota, along with 12 other states previously added