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Virginia Democrats move to amend state constitution to protect marriage equality

Posted on AllSides January 6th, 2024
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In a move to protect marriage equality, Virginia Democrats are spearheading efforts to amend the state constitution to abolish its ban on same-sex marriage. Richmond NBC affiliate WWBT reports that this initiative aims to cement the legal status of same-sex marriages in Virginia, a right currently upheld by federal law but contradicted by the state’s constitution. The Richmond Times-Dispatchnotes that legislators from northern Virginia introduced the proposed constitutional amendments in both the state House and Senate, which Democrats won complete control of in November’s elections. These measures are a response...

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