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Gay Couples Want Va.’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Lifted Before Supreme Court Ruling

The plaintiffs in a court case challenging Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban want a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to occur before the U.S. Supreme Court can rule on the issue.

08/05/2014

A gay rights activist waves a flag in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. The high court is expected to rule Wednesday on some high profile decisions including California's Proposition 8, the controversial ballot initiative that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.  (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Court Hearing Set Over Gay Marriage Ban In Va.

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Virginia’s ban on gay marriage should be struck down, which is the position the state’s newly elected Democratic attorney general has endorsed in a move that angered many Republican lawmakers.

02/04/2014

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

Va. Governor Bob McDonnell

Judge Removes Gov. McDonnell From Gay Marriage Suit

A judge has removed Virginia’s governor from a lawsuit challenging the state’s same-sex marriage ban but is allowing the case to continue with two other defendants.

12/23/2013

A same-sex marriage supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the US Supreme Court. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Plaintiffs In Gay Marriage Suit Say Minds Changing

A Chesterfield County couple challenging Virginia’s gay marriage ban says they believe public opinion is changing in their favor.

11/30/2013

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