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Yes, Virginia, Marriage is a Fundamental Right

Special op-ed by David Weintraub published in the Purcellville Gazette, August 2 2014. On November 7, 2006, Virginia voters were presented with the choice to add an amendment to our state constitution. This amendment would not only prohibit civil marriage … Continue reading

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Virginia gets a Valentine

U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen begins her opinion striking down the Marshall-Newman amendment by quoting Mildred Loving: We made a commitment to each other in our love and lives, and now had the legal commitment, called marriage, to … Continue reading

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Activist judge put in his place

At least partially. It’s a start. Frederick County Circuit Court Judge John Prosser ruled in October 2004 that “the public policy of Virginia” required him to ignore the prior custody ruling of a Vermont court with respect to the parental … Continue reading

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‘A Love Story in the Face of Hate’

Fairfax Times May 18, 2005 By Frank Mustac The documentary “Barbara and Tibby: A Love Story in the Face of Hate” will be shown at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax City on Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. Barbara … Continue reading

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Government in private life

Loudoun Easterner April 6, 2005 Mr. Moseley’s recent editorial asserts that most people think marriage is only between a man and a woman; he also says that the gay community is trying to “reshape society” rather than simply fighting for … Continue reading

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Couple feels forced to leave

Local couple feels forced to leave the area because of Virginia law that went into effect July 1, 2004. Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg) January 9, 2005 By LAURA L. HUTCHISON Nearly 40 years ago, a Fredericksburg-area couple decided to share their … Continue reading

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Rulings conflict regarding parentage of girl with two mothers

States’ rulings conflict regarding parentage of girl with two mothers Loudoun Times-Mirror December 28, 2004 By Karen Chaffraix The child custody case of two former Loudoun County women who formed and then dissolved a civil union in Vermont has advanced … Continue reading

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