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The Fourth Circuit Court affirms Virginia’s marriage ban is unconstitutional. An appeal is expected by the Defendants.

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The Fourth Circuit Court affirms Virginia’s marriage ban is unconstitutional. An appeal is expected by the Defendants.

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The Fourth Circuit Court affirms Virginia’s marriage ban is unconstitutional. An appeal is expected by the Defendants.

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The Fourth Circuit Court affirms Virginia’s marriage ban is unconstitutional. An appeal is expected by the Defendants.

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Marriage News Blog

Bostic decision persuades North Carolina AG to stop defending marriage ban
AFER's Circuit Court victory prompts North Carolina AG Roy Cooper to stop defending state marriage ban.
In the Headlines: 4th Circuit strikes down Virginia marriage ban
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down Virginia's marriage ban. Here are the headlines:
4th Circuit Rules Virginia Marriage Ban UNCONSTITUTIONAL
U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit rules Virginia marriage ban unconstitutional - affirms District Court victory.
Marriage equality pioneer, Terry Stewart, confirmed to CA Court of Appeal
Terry Stewart was unanimously confirmed to a seat on the California Court of Appeal.
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Because of AFER’s Supreme Court victory, all couples in the nation’s most populous state can get married.

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We took our case against California’s Prop. 8 all the way to the Supreme Court and won.

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"8" the Play

Uncover the truth about marriage equality. “8” chronicles the landmark trial of Hollingsworth v. Perry.

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