American Foundation for Equal Rights

Style Weekly: Gay Marriage Ruling Brings Chesterfield Family An Early Valentine

Tom Nash and Tina Griego of Style Weekly report:

Carol Schall, Mary Townley and their teenage daughter were watching Olympic men’s figure skating in their Chesterfield County home last Thursday night, when the phone rang.

Adam Umhoefer from the American Foundation for Equal Rights was on the line

“He said, ‘Carol, this is Adam. We won!’”

It took Schall a moment — “Won what?”

Then it clicked, she says: “That’s when the screaming and yelling began.”

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