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Court To Consider Class Action Status For Va. Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuit

Various legal challenges to Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage are being heard.
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Various legal challenges to Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage are being heard.

A hearing is set for today in Harrisonburg, Va. on a lawsuit challenging the commonwealth's ban on same-sex marriage.

Lawyers for the two Shenandoah Valley couples who filed the lawsuit are asking a federal judge to certify the case as a class action representing all same-sex couples in Virginia. The merits of the case won't be argued until January 3.

The plaintiffs claim Virginia's constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage and denying recognition of such unions sanctioned by other states violates the equal protection and due process clauses of the U.S. Constitution.

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