South Carolina's Marriage Ban Won't Go Down Without a Fight

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

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

Federal Judges Rule Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

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

Appeals Court Seems Likely to Strike Down Va. Marriage Ban

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

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

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

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

Virginia's AG Compares Marriage Ban to Racism

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

Sorry Ken, Virginia's House OK With Sodomy

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

Va. Legislator, Congressional Hopeful, Comes Out

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

Va. Crafts Policy For Trans High School Athletes

Va. Crafts Policy for Trans HS Athletes

The governing board of the Virginia association overseeing high school athletics recently adopted a policy that would allow trans participation in athletics, but the stipulations could make it tough for some students to take advantage.

BREAKING: Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Ruling Is In: Virginia Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

The ruling was accompanied by a stay, meaning same-sex couples can not yet begin marrying in Virginia.

Ruling on Virginia's Marriage Ban Expected 'Soon'

PHOTOS: Protests Flank Virginia's First Marriage Hearing 

Flanked by pro- and anti-equality protestors, the first of two cases hoping to strike down Virginia's ban on marriage equality was heard at the federal courthouse today in Norfolk, Va.

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