Tag: Marriage Amendment

Marshall requests AG Herring for legal opinion on bigamy

Republican Del. Bob Marshall today requested an official opinion from Attorney General Mark Herring on the constitutitionality of Virginia’s bigamy laws in light of the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court not to hear Virginia’s Marriage Amendment case.


Bob Marshall on Supreme Court gay marriage decision

The US Supreme Court has left the scene of a “hit and run” it caused by letting stand the decision of two federal Appeals judges striking down Virginia’s voter-approved Marriage Amendment.


Brief statement from Bob Marshall on Supreme Court stay in marriage case

Statement from Republican State Del. Bob Marshall on the Supreme Court stay in the Virginia marriage equality case.


Bob Marshall: Appeals court decision on marriage case flies in face of Supreme Court

The Court of Appeals refusal to deny a stay of starting so-called same sex marriages in Virginia is lacking in moral clarity, historical precedent, social benefit and authentic constitutional grounding.


Marriage amendment sponsor Bob Marshall on court ruling

Nations and cultures around the world have recognized for millennia that marriage is a relationship between one man and one woman.


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E.W. Jackson: Mark Herring’s stance on marriage is anti-religious, racist

When liberals have an issue with, say, Phil Robertson speaking his mind on same sex marriage in an interview, conservatives get all up in a lather for attacks on “freedom of speech.”


Will E.W. Jackson run for Senate?

Failed Republican lieutenant governor nominee E.W. Jackson has been giving consideration to a run for the U.S. Senate seat held by popular Democrat Mark Warner.


Bob Marshall continues PR campaign to pressure Mark Herring on marriage issue

Del. Bob Marshall (R-13) and 52 other delegates asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to appoint special counsel in light of Attorney General Mark Herring’s decision to not only refuse to defend the Virginia Constitution but to actually file a brief in support of those bringing the cases against Virginia’s Marriage Amendment.


Bob Marshall urges special counsel in same sex marriage issue

Del. Robert G. “Bob” Marshall has asked Gov. Terry McAuliffe to appoint a special counsel to defend the Virginia Constitution against litigation pending to overturn the constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.


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Mark Obenshain statement on AG’s stance on marriage ban

State Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg) issued a statement about Attorney General Mark Herring’s announcement that his office will not defend Virginia’s Marriage Amendment, and will be filing a brief asking the court to strike down a provision of the state constitution.


Bob Marshall: Gov. McAuliffe’s Executive Order No. 1 ‘lawless’

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has no legal or constitutional authority to add protected classes of state employees to the Virginia Human Rights Law, according to Republican Del. Bob Marshall, who is terming McAuliffe’s Executive Order Number One “completely lawless!.”