Future Of Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

Guest Host:

Jennifer Golbeck
Future Of Virginia's Gay Marriage Ban

In a sharp reversal of his predecessor's legal position, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring says the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and wants to see it end.

Virginia's new attorney general, Mark Herring, says the state's voter-enacted ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional and he wants to see the courts overturn it. In 2006, Virginia voters amended the state constitution to bar gay marriage, but now Herring's office is joining two same-sex couples in a lawsuit asking a federal court to strike it down. The move is a sharp reversal of the state's legal position on gay marriage under his predecessor, Ken Cuccinelli. We get the latest.

Guests

Mark Herring

Attorney General-Elect, Virginia (D)

Adam Ebbin

Member, Virginia Senate (D-30th District)

Robert Marshall

Virginia State Delegate (R- 13th District, Manassass)

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