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Virginia attorney general switches
sides on state´s gay marriage ban

Guardian [UK], by Karen McVeigh

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Posted By:Ribicon, 1/23/2014 4:20:52 PM

The attorney general of Virginia has announced that the state will no longer defend its constitutional ban on gay marriage, siding instead with same-sex couples who are suing to have it struck down. Mark Herring said on Thursday that he wanted to ensure the state was “on the right side of history, and the right side of the law”. Lawyers and marriage equality campaigners hailed the decision as “courageous” in a state with a socially conservative tradition. Herring defeated his Republican opponent by only 165 votes in last November’s elections, when voters also chose a Democrat, Terry McAuliffe, as governor.

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This "on the right (or wrong) side of history" slogan used by the progressive PR puppeteers is mighty annoying. But, they can´t resist that extra dash of salt in the wounds.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: beth, 1/23/2014 4:25:27 PM     (No. 9702994)

Actually they are on the wrong side of history. They are furthering the destruction of Western Civilization and religious freedom.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 1/23/2014 4:31:06 PM     (No. 9703002)

This once-great republic died on 11-6-2012. We are just waiting for the corpse to collapse under it´s own rotting weight now.

I don´t who will be there to pick up the pieces once it finally collapses -- but I´m pretty sure they will kill formerly useful idiots like Mr. Herring first thing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Doctor P, 1/23/2014 4:46:08 PM     (No. 9703024)

Elections have consequences

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Reply 4 - Posted by: schnapps, 1/23/2014 5:07:58 PM     (No. 9703054)

Not too long ago the practice of eugenics was considered being on the right side of history.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 1/23/2014 5:19:40 PM     (No. 9703067)

One more marxist democrat serving in the republican party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: thenightowl, 1/23/2014 5:40:12 PM     (No. 9703086)

#5: "Herring defeated his Republican opponent by only 165 votes"

Herring apparently did a bait and switch on the voters of his state.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: judy, 1/23/2014 5:42:50 PM     (No. 9703090)

The people of Va. voted this into law in 2007. How can he change an election? Welcome to McAuliffe´s Virginia. It´s just getting started.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Penney, 1/23/2014 6:11:32 PM     (No. 9703114)

Another lawless dem pol? mmm mmm mmm

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wepeople, 1/23/2014 6:18:56 PM     (No. 9703118)

Unfortunately it isn´t really Virginians who put these putzs´ in office but the beltway liberal spill-over from DC which has polluted the northern parts of Old Dominion.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 1/23/2014 6:44:39 PM     (No. 9703146)

Tell it to your Creator, Mark - about your ensuring being on the right side of the law and all - that´s gonna take real courage.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ArtieC, 1/23/2014 7:15:37 PM     (No. 9703174)

So, our Democrat AG has decided ala Obama/Holder he will only enforce the laws HE likes, that the General Assembly and Virginia courts are irrelevant and immaterial. Even though he put his hand on a Bible and swore before God and man to uphold ALL the laws of Virginia. Democrats are showing their true faces these days.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/23/2014 9:59:33 PM     (No. 9703389)

The AG swore an oath. Impeach him, Virginians.

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