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Old 02-14-2014, 10:18 AM   #1
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Virginia judge strikes down gay marriage ban

Another one bites the dust!

This says it all:

"Gay and lesbian individuals share the same capacity as heterosexual individuals to form, preserve and celebrate loving, intimate and lasting relationships," [Federal Judge] Wright Allen said. "Such relationships are created through the exercise of sacred, personal choices — choices, like the choices made by every other citizen, that must be free from unwarranted government interference."

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Old 02-14-2014, 10:20 AM   #2
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About time.

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Old 02-14-2014, 03:40 PM   #3
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That's awesome! These bans are going down faster than I could have ever imagine!

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Old 02-17-2014, 02:23 PM   #4
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There will be a day when also Italy will accept gay marriage. In the meantime, I'm happy for Virginia's people.
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Old 02-17-2014, 02:59 PM   #5
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One day all people will be treated equally. We are taking steps in the right direction. It is still a long road, but thankfully we keep making progress.
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Old 02-17-2014, 03:10 PM   #6
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I'm very proud to live in one of the first states to allow marriage equality! Welcome, Virginia!
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Old 02-17-2014, 03:17 PM   #7
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Good news.
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Old 02-17-2014, 04:19 PM   #8
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Good for them.
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Old 02-18-2014, 11:04 AM   #9
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I applaud the strike down and hope for equal treatment for all of our citizens one day.
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Old 02-20-2014, 12:22 PM   #10
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