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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2014, 05:52:26 pm »
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It's good to see the Old Dominion moving out of the 18th century


It may be moving even more quickly than anyone thought. Unless SCOTUS intervenes, same-sex marriages will commence in Virginia on Thursday.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/14/va-gay-marriage-ban/14068365/

(I expect SCOTUS will stay the ruling before then.)

Meanwhile, I'm late with this, but after a long, unbroken string of court victories, the marriage equality movement has suffered its first defeat since the Windsor ruling, via a Tennessee state judge:

http://time.com/3101571/tennessee-same-sex-marriage-rulings/

(This was bound to happen. I don't think it's going to have much impact on the general judicial trend.)
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2014, 10:46:30 am »
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It's good to see the Old Dominion moving out of the 18th century which it seemed to be stuck in for well over two hundred years.

Oh boo.
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #17 on: August 18, 2014, 05:18:54 pm »
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Oh boo.

 
Oh yes time to move into the 19th century.
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #18 on: August 22, 2014, 02:40:31 pm »
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Oh yes time to move into the 19th century.

 
As long as we don't move past the 1860s or so.
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #19 on: August 22, 2014, 03:03:52 pm »
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As long as we don't move past the 1860s or so.
You know, embracing a bit of the reconstruction era wouldn't be that bad. :P

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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #20 on: August 22, 2014, 03:28:33 pm »
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You know, embracing a bit of the reconstruction era wouldn't be that bad. :P

 
Nah, the juleps were fresher beforehand. You wouldn't believe the decrease in mint quality over the (Andrew) Johnson administration...
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #21 on: August 22, 2014, 04:39:09 pm »
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As long as we don't move past the 1860s or so.

 
Given the number of Confederate flags I see on a daily basis...


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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #22 on: August 22, 2014, 05:07:03 pm »
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Given the number of Confederate flags I see on a daily basis...

 
Given the temper tantrum thrown by "heritage" groups in my county when the local government said no, you can't fly the Confederate flag from federal flagpoles...
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #23 on: August 22, 2014, 06:42:24 pm »
The Confederate war flag is so damn ugly >_> Bloodstained Banner, where art thou?
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #24 on: August 22, 2014, 06:47:08 pm »
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The Confederate war flag is so damn ugly >_> Bloodstained Banner, where art thou?

 
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Re: Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia?
« Reply #25 on: August 22, 2014, 07:00:05 pm »
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Oh god I should have remembered that after being here for so long xD Thanks for the reminder, Mel.
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