Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

same sex marriage in virginiaToday a federal appeals court panel struck down Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage.  The decision is significant because it also means similar marriage bans in North Carolina, South Carolina and West Virginia (states also part of the 4th Circuit) are considered unconstitutional.

Today’s ruling also impacts NC, SC and W VA.

This marks the second time an appellate-level court has ruled on state marriage bans and it sets the stage for a showdown in the US Supreme Court to consider state-level laws.

More information here.

One response to “Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

  1. I had a feeling either VA or NC would be next. And of course I was right. No Georgia has to go next because Florida and South Carolina are now in the pro column. Woopie!

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