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Republican Virginia State Delegate Worked To Block Gay Judicial Nominee

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.
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