Appeals Court Rules Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional - Experts Needed

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Released: 28-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: Newswise

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U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the 2006 Virginia law defining marriage as between a man and a woman in a 3-judge panel decision today, affirming the lower court's ruling that the law violated the equal protection clause of the Constitution. The case is likely headed for review and hearing before the Supreme Court. [Richmond Times-Dispatch]

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