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Editor Casey Published by Purple Elephant on Gay Marriage in Virginia

Young Voices Editor Casey Given was published in The Purple Elephant about Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s decision to not defend the state’s gay marriage ban in federal court.

Last week, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herringmade waves by announcing he would not enforce the Commonwealth’s ban on gay marriage, concluding that the state constitutional amendment violated the U.S. Constitution. Moreover, Herring announced that the state will join a federal lawsuit on behalf of two gay couples who are challenging the law, claiming it was time for Virginia to be on the “right side of history.”

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