4th Circuit Court rules: Marriage Equality!
4th Circuit upholds marriage equality, strikes down Virginia's ban. Yay! And more:
The 4th Circuit covers Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.Maryland (my Maryland) has marriage equality already, but the others don't.
The ruling makes the 4th Circuit the second appeals court to decide that state bans are unconstitutional following the Supreme Court rulings in June 2013 in favor of gay rights groups. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, based in Denver, has struck down bans in Utah and Oklahoma.
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