LA Times: West Virginia to stop challenging same-sex marriage

Article by James Queally

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. …

“The American people clearly want equality to prevail, and the attorney general is making sure that’s what happens,” Gabriel Blau, executive director for the Family Equality Council, told the Los Angeles Times. “He’s ensuring that more Americans have access to the protections that marriage provides. It’s a win for the state and a win for the citizens.”

Read the full article: http://www.latimes.com/nation/nationnow/la-na-nn-west-virginia-same-sex-marriage-20141009-story.html 

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