LVA News and Events http://www.lva.virginia.gov/news Library of Virginia News and Events en-us Mon, 17 Feb 2009 00:00:00 GMT Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.lva.virginia.gov/news webmaster@lva.virginia.gov webmaster@lva.virginia.gov 240 First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom No one familiar with today's public and political debates about religious liberty and the relationship of church and state can doubt that Thomas Jefferson's Statute for Religious Freedom holds lasting significance. The Library of Virginia's exhibition<em> First Freedom: Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom</em> explores the intent and interpretation of the statute, one of the most revolutionary pieces of legislation in American history. Sunday, July 24, 2016 886