Shifting Legal Position on Gay Marriage

HerringTommie04He hasn’t been on the job for two full weeks, and Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring is already shaking things up. While he doesn’t surprise anyone by sticking to his campaign pledge of fighting for marriage equality, he does strike a chord on all sides by saying that Virginia’s legal position has shifted. And as Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, Herring says he will use his office’s resources to join a lawsuit challenging the state Constitution’s provision that upholds traditional marriage.

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