Virginian shifts on gay marriage
New attorney general won’t defend ban on same-sex unions
Posted: January 24, 2014 at 5:12 a.m.
Virginia’s attorney general said Thursday that he won’t defend the state’s ban on gay marriage and will seek to have the law declared unconstitutional, comparing it to the commonwealth’s prohibition on interracial unions that the U.S. Supreme Court rejected 47 years ago.
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