American Foundation for Equal Rights

The Virginian-Pilot: Appeals court agrees: Va. gay marriage ban invalid

Bill Sizemore of The Virginian Pilot speaks with the plaintiffs and Virginia lawyers in the Bostic lawsuit after the 4th Circuit affirmed the District Court’s ruling:

Bostic and London praised the appellate ruling as another milestone in the fight for marriage equality.

“Our victory today reminds us why we filed this lawsuit – to fight for respect and full equality not only for us, but for all Virginians,” Bostic said in a statement.

Virginia Beach attorney Tom Shuttleworth, who filed the case with his law partner Bob Ruloff, declared it “a great day for our clients and all Virginians. Today’s decision continues Virginia’s progress toward ensuring all loving couples are guaranteed their freedom to marry the person whom they love.”

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