Virginia's marriage equality ban ruled unconstitutional

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that Virginia's ban on marriage for same-sex couples is unconstitutional. In the decision, Judge Henry Floyd wrote, “We recognize that same-sex marriage makes some people deeply uncomfortable. However, inertia and apprehension are not legitimate bases for denying same-sex couples due process and equal protection of the laws.”

LGBT organizations responded on Twitter:

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"While every candidate running for President doesn't agree with us on issues of equality and acceptance for all LGBT people, certainly we can all agree that no kid deserves to be bullied or harassed simply for being who they are,"