The state of Virginia was preparing for gay marriage, which was going to become legal statewide tomorrow due to a court decision. But the Supreme Court just stepped in:
Breaking: Supreme Court grants stay of Virginia marriage ruling. #SCOTUS #LGBT pic.twitter.com/1COVpaNDtL
— Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) August 20, 2014
This is terrible news for gay couples in Virginia. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has promised that the Supreme Court won't "duck" the next gay marriage challenge brought to them, but that's cold comfort for the Virginians who hoped they could get married tomorrow.