Posts Tagged ‘Marriage Equality’

Standing Up For All Couples

January 14th, 2013
Del. Surovell

Del. Scott Surovell

Equality Virginia would like to thank Del. Scott Surovell for introducing HJ665 to repeal the 2006 marriage amendment.  This resolution was unfortunately tabled, therefore killed in committee today.  We appreciate Del. Robert Krupicka speaking out on behalf of LGBT Virginians.

This resolution was the necessary first step towards repealing the Marshall-Newman amendment that added to the bill of rights of the Virginia Constitution the denial of all relationship recognition to LGBT couples.

Read the full resolution at Richmond Sunlight and take a moment to thank the legislators who copatroned this legislation if you live in their district.

  •  Scott A. Surovell (chief patron)
  • Mamye E. BaCote
  • Robert H. Brink
  • David L. Bulova
  • Betsy B. Carr
  • Rosalyn R. Dance
  • Eileen Filler-Corn
  • Charniele L. Herring
  • Daun S. Hester
  • Patrick A. Hope
  • Algie T. Howell, Jr.
  • Mark L. Keam
  • Kaye Kory
  • K. Rob Krupicka
  • Alfonso H. Lopez
  • Jennifer L. McClellan
  • Joseph D. Morrissey
  • Kenneth R. Plum
  • James M. Scott
  • Mark D. Sickles
  • David J. Toscano
  • Jeion A. Ward
  • Vivian E. Watts

Show This Guy Virginia Can Be On The Right Side Of History

November 8th, 2012

Now, we know it’s a long road ahead for Virginia, but we also know we can do it with your support.

We’re proud of our neighbors to the north for their big victory at the polls, and it’s a big move forward for equality across the nation.

Earlier this week, we received this message from one of our e-mail subscribers in Maryland:

 

Greetings!

Well, as you surely know, Virginia is no Maryland! We in the Free State, are voting on Nov. 6th to become the Eighth State of the Union of have Marriage Equality…Today, in Maryland’s early voting process, I had the honor of voting for Marriage Equality in my home state. I don’t think the Old Dominion would give her gay citizens that right of vote in another 400 years…Sad, but true, and you know it! But, Good Luck with that…

 

It got us fired up, how about you?  We’re up for the challenge to show that Virginia is on the side of equality!  Join us, won’t you?