American Foundation for Equal Rights

Advocate: Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Michelle Garcia of the Advocate reports on the 4th Circuit’s decision invalidating Virginia’s marriage ban for gay and lesbian couples:

“The Circuit Court’s decision reminds me of how proud I am to be a Virginian,” said Plaintiff Carol Schall in a statement. “Mary and I have lived here for over 40 years, have been in a wonderful relationship for nearly thirty, and have raised a beautiful daughter here in our home state. We could not be more thrilled with the judges’ decision.”

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