WATCH: How Long Will Supreme Court Wait to Take Marriage Case?
September 08 2014 5:34 PM ET

WATCH: How Long Will SCOTUS Wait to Take Up Marriage?

Matt Baume

Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Is Done with Bob McDonnell's Moralizing on Marriage
September 05 2014 3:35 PM ET

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Is Done with Bob McDonnell's Moralizing on Marriage

Lucas Grindley

The ex-governor of Virginia who once piously campaigned against marriage equality now finds his own marriage on trial.

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Equality Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'
September 02 2014 4:40 PM ET

WATCH: Which State's Marriage Proposal Will Make SCOTUS Say 'I Do?'

Matt Baume

For Supreme Court-watchers hoping to see a definitive verdict on marriage equality nationwide, it's time to hurry up and wait.

Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court to Review Their Victory
August 30 2014 7:00 AM ET

Same-Sex Couples Ask Supreme Court to Review Their Victory

Matt Baume

It's rare that the winning parties in a case will ask for a review of their victories, but that's exactly what's happening in the three leading states with marriage equality cases.

Virginia Could Be Marriage Equality State Next Week
August 13 2014 2:29 PM ET

Virginia Could Be Marriage Equality State Next Week

Trudy Ring

An appeals court has refused to delay its decision striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban — but the Supreme Court could still intervene.

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Three Marriage Cases Next Session
August 04 2014 5:03 PM ET

Supreme Court Will Have Pick of Marriage Cases Next Session

Sunnivie Brydum

As two more marriage equality cases are appealed to the Supreme Court, activists on all sides of the issue are locked in a 'will they, won't they, wait and see' moment.

South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight
July 29 2014 5:29 PM ET

S.C.'s Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Sunnivie Brydum

The Republican attorney general said his office sees no reason to change its strategy after a federal court with jurisdiction over South Carolina struck down a similar ban on same-sex marriage in Virginia.

Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
July 28 2014 1:57 PM ET

Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Michelle Garcia

Judges ruled 2-1 that barring marriage rights to same-sex couples is unconstitutional.

Appeals Court Seems Likely to Strike Down Va. Marriage Ban
May 13 2014 5:54 PM ET

Appeals Court 'Ready' to Strike Down Va. Marriage Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

Those inside the federal courthouse for the Fourth District Court of Appeals today report that two of three judges appeared ready to strike down Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

Op-ed: Why Virginia Is the Next Stop on the Road to Marriage Equality
May 13 2014 4:13 AM ET

Op-ed: Virginia Is Next on the Road to Marriage Equality

James Esseks

Attorneys will argue in court Tuesday that Virginia must establish marriage equality. Here are the couples who are showing the state why its laws must change.

Virginia Attorney General Compares Marriage Ban to Racism
April 12 2014 4:20 PM ET

Virginia's AG Compares Marriage Ban to Racism

Lucas Grindley

Bans on same-sex couples getting married sound awfully similar to bans on interracial marriage, says Virginia's attorney general.

Virginia's House of Delegates Repeals Sodomy Ban
March 07 2014 2:52 PM ET

Sorry Ken, Virginia's House OK With Sodomy

Daniel Reynolds

The bill, which revises the state's longstanding 'Crimes Against Nature' statute, was passed unanimously and is awaiting the signature of Gov. Terry McAuliffe.

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out
February 22 2014 2:04 PM ET

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

Trudy Ring

Mark Sickles says 'the current moment in Virginia,' where a ban on same-sex marriage was recently struck down, motivated his announcement.

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