Tag Archives: Unintended consequences

Dueling lawyers

Delegate Bob Marshall asked for an official opinion from the Attorney General on the impact of the proposed Marshall/Newman amendment, and he got one. Too bad he didn’t think harder about the context of that opinion and what it would … Continue reading

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The AG won’t answer my questions, either

But not just my questions, any hard questions about the Marshall/Newman amendment. During a live blog with Vivian Paige last night, our AG was asked several good questions about the amendment and it’s reach into the lives of all unmarried … Continue reading

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Three questions at NoVA Town Hall

The NoVA Town Hall meeting featuring Attorney General Bob McDonnell drew over 100 attendees last night, an impressive feat in August by any standard. The AG spoke on two allegedly “hot” controversial topics, the Marshall-Newman amendment and immigration policy. I … Continue reading

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Get your anti-gay laws off our children

So says Lambda Legal, who report that they have “been fighting to stem the tide of antigay litigation unleashed by Proposition One, Ohio’s constitutional amendment banning marriage for same-sex couples, ever since the law passed.” For proof that the real … Continue reading

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So much for “judicial activism”

The New York Court of Appeals yesterday issued a 4-2 decision upholding the state prohibition of same sex marriage. Let’s be clear on what we’re talking about here. The unequivocally liberal New York Court of Appeals has stated that the … Continue reading

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Ohio domestic violence law excludes unmarried people

Dayton Daily News March 26, 2006 by Amelia Robinson County prosecutors in Dayton, Ohio are now prohibited from enforcing the state’s domestic violence laws if the involved parties are not married. The appeals court for the 2nd District finds that … Continue reading

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