Del. Bob Marshall (pictured) doesn’t believe Tracy Thorne-Bergland should be on the court because he’s gay. Social conservatives got their way and Berland was denied a judgeship on Richmond’s General District Court.
Thorne-Begland’s nomination for a judgeship on the General District Court in Richmond, where he has been a prosecutor for 12 years, had been approved by courts committees in the House and Senate.
A Virginia legislator who led the effort to reject a gay nominee for a state district court judgeship said he did so because of his outspokenness on gay rights. "Sodomy is not a civil right," said Virginia delegate Bob Marshall (R) ... Read Post
Yesterday I posted about Virginia Delegate Bob Marshall's campaign to reject Tracy Thorne-Begland (pictured), a Richmond attorney, from a list of proposed District Court judicial appointments, because Thorne-Begland is gay. Marshall... Read Post