“I am overjoyed by the news that, as a result of today’s ruling, Virginia will become a state where two people who love each other can get married regardless of their sexual orientation. This is a historic ruling for our Commonwealth, and its effect will affirm once again that Virginia is a state that is open and welcoming to all.
“I want to thank Attorney General Mark Herring for his leadership in this case, and all of the men and women who fought for years to make this day a reality. Progress does not always come as quickly as we hope it will, but today is yet another example of how justice, equality and the people who fight for those values will always persevere in the end.”
When Fairfax County Public Schools codified protections for LGBTQ students, local conservative groups got mad, but their attempts to roll back the protections have been dealt yet another blow today, According to the Associated Press, The Virginia Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a law suit against FCPS because of the groups “lack [...]