Virginia Marriage

Virginia Marriage

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Bostic v. Schaeffer case marks the second federal appeals court that has ruled in favor of marriage equality since last year's historic Windsor ruling. ...
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A federal appeals court will hear extended arguments Tuesday in a challenge to Virginia's constitutional and statutory bans on same-sex marriage. ...
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted the motion to intervene in Bostic v. Rainey on behalf of all of Virginia's same-sex couples. ...
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The legal move follows the inauguration of Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe, who replaced Republican Governor Bob McDonnell earlier this year, and Attorney General Mark Herring, who replaced former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. The previous administration had staunchly defended the marriage ban. ...
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The plaintiffs in the case: Joanne Harris, 38, and Jessica Duff, 33, together since 2006, are from Staunton and have a four-year-old son, Jabari. Christy Berghoff, 34, and Victoria Kidd, 35, are from Winchester and have been together almost 10 years. They have a 10-month-old daughter, Lydia. ...
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Lambda Legal will file a marriage lawsuit in Virginia as co-counsel with the ACLU and the ACLU of Virginia in the coming weeks. ...
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