VA Attorney General Reaffirms Anti-Gay Stance

CuccinelliOn February 15, Virginia Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, reiterated his opposition to same-sex marriage during an interview with a D.C. television station about his new book according to Washington Blade.

Cuccinelli stated, “Virginians decided this in 2006 that we were going to respect traditional marriage,” he said in response to a question on News Talk with Bruce DePuyt about whether a lesbian couple raising children should receive equal treatment under the lawn during a segment on his new book. “I don’t see that changing anytime soon.”

Cuccinelli, who will likely face former Democratic National Committee Chair Terry McAuliffe in Virginia’s 2013 gubernatorial election, spoke with DePuyt a day after same-sex marriage supporters gathered in Arlington, Charlottesville, Hampton, Richmond and Winchester to rally against the state constitutional ban on nuptials for gays and lesbians that Virginia voters approved in 2006. A Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee last month killed a bill sponsored by state Del. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax) that would have repealed the Marshall-Newman Amendment.

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  1. Donovan says:

    “Equal treatment under the lawn.” I imagine “under the lawn” is exactly where a lot of Republicans would like us to be.

  1. August 13, 2013

    […] Virginia’s blatantly anti-gay attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, who is behind the states “Crimes Against Nature Law” (which is really nothing but a revamped sodomy law) took it upon himself  to appeal the decision by the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond which found the law to be unconstitutional, citing Lawrence v. Texas to the Supreme Court.  Cuccinelli also requested a stay, postponing the Fourth Circuit Court’s decision until after the Supreme Court appeal which would allow the state to uphold his new sodomy law until SCOTUS hears the case. […]

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