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Kaine Statement On Challenge To Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on Attorney General Mark Herring’s announcement earlier today:   

“I applaud Attorney General Herring for taking an important step to challenge Virginia’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage today. As Governor, I opposed this discriminatory amendment and agree it’s time for Virginia to be on the right side of history with respect to marriage rights."