NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A federal judge was set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage should be struck down, which is the position the state's newly elected Democratic attorney general has endorsed in a move that angered many Republican lawmakers.
(CNN) -- A federal judge in Virginia has struck down the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional, according to court documents.
A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia, told attorneys in a lawsuit challenging Virginia’s ban on same-sex couples marrying that she will render her decision “soon.”
RICHMOND, Va. - A judge has removed Virginia’s governor from a lawsuit challenging the state’s same-sex marriage ban but is allowing the case to continue with two other defendants.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and rainmaker for Bill and Hillary Clinton, was sworn in as Virginia's 72nd governor on a mild and rainy Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- To some people in Virginia, the fight over legalization of same-sex marriage echoes a decades-old battle over the state's 1924 law banning marriage between white and black people.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Arguments about Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage are scheduled to be heard in May by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals under an expedited schedule released Monday.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers pledged Monday to renew their push to make gay marriage legal in Virginia.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Almost overnight, Virginia has emerged as a critical state in the nationwide fight to grant gay men and women the right to wed.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples have the same right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples, Virginia's attorney general said Friday in papers urging an appellate court to uphold a judge's ruling that the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.
NORFOLK, Va. -- The Virginia Attorney General's Office wants a federal judge to take note of a recent ruling in Kentucky that said the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
The attorney general of Virginia announced this morning that his office will no longer defend the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
(CNN) -- Virginia's new attorney general, Democrat Mark Herring, will announce Thursday that he has concluded that the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and he'll no longer defend the law in federal lawsuits.
A federal judge in Norfolk, Virginia, today struck down the state’s ban on same-sex couples marrying but stayed the execution of her order, that the state stop enforcing the law, pending appeal to the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.