Virginia gay marriage ban
Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of Virginia since October 6, Schaefer that Virginia's statutory and constitutional ban on state recognition of same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. Same-sex marriage is. Rainey on February 13, , found Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, but stayed enforcement of that decision. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 13 months ago that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marriage throughout the United States. But Jul 28, · A federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the first such decision in a southern state and another victory for gay and lesbian couples . Same-sex marriage was legalized in Virginia on Oct. 6, , when the Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that declared the state’s ban on such marriages unconstitutional. The ban had been. Jul 29, · Appeals Panel Rejects Virginia Gay-Marriage Ban Adding to a year of courtroom victories by proponents of same-sex marriage, a federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia’s ban Author: Erik Eckholm.