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Virginia’s Ban on Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional, Court Rules

July 28, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., — A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. A three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va., ruled that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in other states violated the United States Constitution. The Virginia case is one of several that could go to the United States Supreme Court.

 



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