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Herring: Va. gay couples entitled to equal justice

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has told a federal appeals court that gay couples are entitled to equal justice under law. 97 more words


Virginia AG Files Brief Supporting Gay Marriage

UPDATED: April 11, 2014 6:13 p.m.

RICHMOND, Va. — Same-sex couples have the same right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples, Virginia’s attorney general said Friday in papers urging an appellate court to uphold a judge’s ruling that the state’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. 674 more words


Notice of Appeal in Va. Gay Marriage Ruling Filed

NORFOLK, Va. — The Norfolk Circuit Court clerk said Monday that he plans to appeal a federal judge’s ruling declaring the state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional. 380 more words


Duty to Uphold Laws, So Long as They Are Constitutional

This is an interesting story and an interesting concept/phenomenon. In the US, every state has a State Attorney General (AG). Might be elected, might be appointed … I think the former but I’m too lazy to look it up right now. 818 more words