“Marriage freedom is a deeply important issue to me, which is why I made it a centerpiece of my campaign for governor last year.
“In 1967, a Virginia couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, fought to overturn marriages between people of different races. If it weren’t for the courage of the Lovings, I might not have been able to marry the woman I love.
“I wanted Virginia to achieve marriage freedom through the democratic process, but as with interracial marriage, it is court action that has seen it through. I look forward to seeing same-sex couples in Virginia celebrating their marriages and enjoying equal treatment under the law.”
Sarvis also pointed out the flip-flop made by his Republican opponent Ed Gillespie: