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Va. delegate seeking to impeach AG over gay marriage support says it’s his duty

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Bob Marshall
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia Republican Del. Bob Marshall says it's his duty to try and pursue impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Mark Herring. Marshall, who co-authored the state’s 2006 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, criticized Herring's backing of a constitutional provision barring gay marriage in Virginia. [...]

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Va. GOP leader blocks attempt to impeach AG over gay marriage support

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Bob Marshall
RICHMOND, Va. -- Republican leaders in the Virginia state legislate have blocked an effort begin an impeachment inquiry process against Attorney General Mark Herring over his support for marriage equality. [...]

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Va. House approves bill giving lawmakers standing to defend gay marriage ban

Monday, February 3, 2014
Va. House of Delegates
RICHMOND, Va. — Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates want to give lawmakers standing in lawsuits where the attorney general and governor have chosen not to participate. [...]

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Va. governor rejects call to appoint prosecutor to defend gay marriage ban

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.)
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe on Monday rejected a request from dozens of Republican lawmakers asking him to appoint a special prosecutor to defend the state’s same sex marriage ban. [...]

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Va. lawmaker proposes to deny married same-sex couples tax equality

Monday, January 13, 2014
Bob Marshall
RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia lawmaker who authored the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, has proposed new legislation to change the Virginia state code to further define the tax benefits denied to legally married same-sex couples. [...]

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Va. National Guard extends benefits to gay couples despite state marriage ban

Saturday, September 7, 2013
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RICHMOND, Va. -- The Virginia National Guard said Friday it is complying with a Defense Department policy on extending benefits to qualified spouses of gay service members. [...]

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Virginia Circuit Court appoints openly gay prosecutor to interim judgeship

Thursday, June 14, 2012
Tracy Thorne-Begland
RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Circuit Court on Thursday appointed openly gay Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Thorne-Begland to fill one of several vacancies on the city District Court, just one month after the state’s General Assembly rejected his nomination. [...]

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Virginia GOP lawmakers block judicial nomination over sexual orientation

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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RICHMOND, Va. -- GOP lawmakers in the Virginia House of Delegates, led by virulently anti-gay Del. Bob Marshall (R-Prince William), have blocked the judicial nomination of an openly gay Richmond prosecutor. [...]

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