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In case you missed it, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Yes, it's big news, but it's not exactly groundbreaking news. Not any more. Maybe not ever again.
The movement to bring gay marriage to Colorado has proceeded at breakneck pace, building great momentum that critics of Attorney General John Suthers fear he is attempting a in recent legal maneuver to derail.
"Clerk Hall is prohibited from knowingly violating an individual's constitutional rights. Given all of the other law in this area, the 10th Circuit's decision to stay its mandate is too fragile a shield to hide behind."