WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court put a hold on same-sex “marriage” licenses in Virginia on Wednesday, after a federal appeals court struck down the state’s marriage-defense amendment in July.
“The Supreme Court acted wisely in restraining the lower court from implementing a ruling of this magnitude before the high court has a chance to decide the issue,” Byron Babione, Alliance Defending Freedom senior counsel, said in a statement. The group represented the defense of the marriage amendment in court.
After the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the amendment and refused to grant a stay on the issuing of same-sex “marriage” licenses in the state, the Prince William County...READ MORE