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By Ken Allard
Only the National Guard can re-establish homeland security
Topic - Claire G. Gastanaga
"Thousands of Virginia couples are already living the deep commitment associated with marriage, without legal recognition of their relationships," Ms. Gastanaga said. "They and their children deserve the legal protections that come with state-recognized marriage."
At the time, ACLU of Virginia Executive Director Claire G. Gastanaga said a team of lawyers would be arguing that the statutes violate the federal constitutional guarantee of equal protection.