American Foundation for Equal Rights

Daily Press: High-profile lawyers join local challenge to Virginia gay marriage ban

Michael Welles Shapiro the Daily Press covers Bostic v. Rainey:

The lawyers who successfully sued to overturn California’s Proposition 8 have joined the legal team seeking to have courts strike down Virginia’s laws and constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

On Monday Theodore B. Olson and David Boies announced they are teaming up with a Virginia Beach firm representing a gay Hampton Roads couple and a lesbian couple from Richmond who are challenging public officials who have upheld Virginia’s gay marriage ban.

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