Court: VA Marriage Law Unconstitutional

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    Affirming a February ruling from a district court judge, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 Monday that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. "We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable," wrote Judge Henry Floyd in the majority opinion. "However, inertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws." The court may send the case to be reheard by all judges on those courts instead of the three-judge panel that ruled Monday.

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