Federal judge strikes down Va. ban on gay marriage

“Laws excluding gay men and lesbians from marriage violate personal freedom, are an unnecessary government intrusion, and cause serious harm,” Olson said after Wright Allen’s ruling, ” That type of law cannot st and.”

via the Washington Post.

We could not agree more.

The article is accompanied by a great infographic showing the changing attitudes towards marriage equality over the years as well as a map of where same-sex marriage is allowed and banned. We hope, and are and optimistic that in the future, this map will turn completely purple.