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Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship Indicted Over 2010 Mine Disaster

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has been indicted on conspiracy and fraud charges for his role in the 2010 explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia that killed 29 workers. According to a statement by US Attorney Booth...Show More Summary

Jesse Matthew, suspect in Hannah Graham case, needs psychiatric evaluation: lawyer

An attorney for the man accused of kidnapping University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is asking that his client undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Your second-most important state official is up for re-election, too: An attorney general roundup

America's most famous former state attorney general, with Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring As Election Day looms, both parties are spending plenty of money and energy on races around the country. While attorneys general are usually overshadowed by elections for governor and for U.S House and Senate, both sides recognize their importance. Show More Summary

U.S. government recognizes same-sex marriage in 6 more states

Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Saturday that the federal government will recognize gay marriage in: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming, The Associated Press reports. Same-sex couples livingShow More Summary

U.S. government recognizes same-sex marriage in six more states

Attorney General Eric Holder announced on Saturday that the federal government will recognize gay marriage in: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming, The Associated Press reports. Same-sex couples livingShow More Summary

Same-sex marriage now recognized in six additional states

Nicole Pries, foreground, and Lindsey Oliver embrace after becoming the first same-sex couple to be married in Richmond, Virginia on Oct. 6, 2014. On Saturday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced the federal government’s recognition of same-sex married couples in six additional states. Show More Summary

Eric Holder Announces Federal Government Will Recognize Gay Marriages in Six More States: VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the federal government will recognize same-sex married couples in six additional states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Last week, Holder made a similar announcement regarding federal recognition of...

PHOTOS: Marriage Equality Comes to West Virginia and Nevada

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

(photo via twitter) With West Virginia Attorney General announcing he would no longer be defending the state's gay marriage ban in court and Justice Anthony Kennedy clearing the mix-up that inadvertently put a hold on marriages in Nevada, two more...

West Virginia to stop challenging same-sex marriage

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

West Virginia's attorney general said Thursday he will seek to end all litigation surrounding the state's ban on same-sex marriage, effectively clearing a path for gay and lesbian couples to get married there.

BREAKING: West Virginia AG Drops Defense Of Same-Sex Marriage Ban, Gov Orders State Agencies To Comply

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey today announced that he will no longer defend his state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. Gov. Earl Ray has ordered the issuing of marriage licenses. Morrisey’s office indicates...Show More Summary

West Virginia Will No Longer Fight Challenge to State's Gay Marriage Ban

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In a statement issued today, West Virgina's Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced he would no longer be defending the state's ban on gay marriage in court, writing: On Oct. 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court decided it would not take...

States don't have right to enact marriage equality, says man whose state now has marriage equality (hooray!)

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Matt Barber's home state of Virginia elected a pro-equality governor and attorney general, and now, thanks to a series of court actions, has marriage equality in place. But it's all fake, insists Matt. Right Wing Watch nabbed the clip: [RWW]...

O'Reilly Pushes Fact-Free Smear That VA Attorney General Doesn't Care About Statutory Rape

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly smeared Virginia Attorney Mark General Herring by accusing him of turning a blind eye to child rape. In reality, Herring simply told health officials that teen pregnancy alone is not evidence of child abuse. Show More Summary

Pro-life blog buzz 10-7-14

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Culture Campaign reports that Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has ruled that Planned Parenthood and other health professionals will no longer be obligated to report statutory rape except when the perpetrator is believed to be the girl’s parent or legal guardian. Show More Summary

After Supreme Court decision, attitude toward same-sex marriage still polarized

Virginia’s Attorney General said Thursday that he will not defend the state’s ban on same-sex marriage and will instead side with the plaintiffs. Photo by Flickr user Photo Phiend. Earlier Monday, the Supreme Court chose to not takeShow More Summary

Virginia AG Mark Herring Says Gay Marriage Will Begin in the State 'Later Today'

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has announced via Twitter that same-sex couples in the state should be able to begin obtaining marriage licenses "later today" following the Supreme Court's denial of all seven gay marriage cases earlier this morning. In...

Virginia Attorney General: Same-Sex Marriage Should Begin ‘Later Today’

Attorney General Herring promised to make sure all of the state's government officials know how to implement the ruling. The post Virginia Attorney General: Same-Sex Marriage Should Begin ‘Later Today’ appeared first on ThinkProgres...

Attorney General Says Virginia Abortion Clinics Don’t Have to Report Rapes of Teen Girls

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has issued a shocking ruling saying that abortion clinics do not have to report rapes of teenage girls even though Planned Parenthood and other abortion clinics have a long history of doing abortions on rape victims without reporting the rapes to authorities. In an official opinion quietly issued two days […]

CNN’s L.Z. Granderson Literally Can’t Believe Ken Cuccinelli’s Claim About George Bush

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

A State of the Union discussion of whether President Barack Obama had morphed into former President George W. Bush pulled to the side of the road Sunday when former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli -- on to discuss foreign policy...Show More Summary

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