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Newly inaugurated Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) announced Thursday that he believes Virginia’s state marriage inequality amendment violates the United States Constitution and that he will not defend it against ongoing court challenges.
After compiling a record that easily make him among the most virulently anti-LGBT elected officials in the country, Virginia Attorney Ken Cuccinelli II (R) sought to minimize his record in a gubernatorial debate on Wednesday. But his claims fly in the face of his 11-year political career.