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Supreme Court asked to review the Fourth Circuit’s decision that found Virginia's marriage ban unconstitutional.

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Mary Townley & Carol Schall and Tim Bostic & Tony London are challenging Virginia’s marriage ban in federal court.

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Virginia’s discriminatory Marriage Amendment has been ruled unconstitutional in two federal courts.

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On August 8, 2014, the Commonwealth of Virginia asked the Supreme Court to hear the Bostic marriage equality case.

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Marriage News Blog

Virginia clerk asks Supreme Court to delay marriage equality
Defendants in the Bostic case have asked Chief Justice John Roberts to delay marriage equality in Virginia pending appeal to the Supreme Court
4th Circuit will not delay marriages for gay and lesbian couples in Virginia
The 4th Circuit has denied a request by defendants in the Bostic case to stay the court's marriage equality mandate.
Virginia asks Supreme Court to decide on marriage equality
The state of Virginia has formally filed paperwork with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the high court to decide the question of marriage equality.
Virginia to ask Supreme Court for review of Bostic Case
The Commonwealth of Virginia has announced it will petition for cert. in the Bostic case on Friday.
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Who We’re Fighting For

All loving couples like Tim Bostic & Tony London and Mary Townley & Carol Schall deserve the freedom to marry.

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Marriage in California

Because of AFER’s Supreme Court victory, all couples in the nation’s most populous state can get married.

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Who We Are

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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