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Appeals Court Upholds Decision Overturning Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

posted on July 29, 2014

“A federal appeals court on Monday struck down Virginia’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, saying that withholding the fundamental right to marry from gay couples is a new form of ‘segregation’ that the Constitution cannot abide,” Robert Barnes and Jenna Portnoy write in The Washington Post. The 2-1 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a decision by a lower court, the authors report, adding to the consistent stream of successful challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage.

Read at The Washington Post