(CNN) — Couples applying for marriage licenses in Virginia will no longer have to disclose their race, the state's attorney general said, after three couples said they were denied marriage licenses after
More than 50 years after the Supreme Court struck down Virginia’s laws against interracial marriage, the state has effectively negated race identification requirements in marriage license applications.
Couples planning to get married in Virginia are no longer required to provide their race on marriage applications, the state's attorney general told state clerks on Friday. The move comes after three filed
The change comes after three couples filed a lawsuit calling the requirement "offensive" and "unconstitutional." People seeking a marriage license in Virginia will no longer have to disclose their race,
Virginia couples no longer have to disclose race on marriage license applications, state attorney general says
Virginia will no longer require couples to identify by race on their marriage licenses, the state’s attorney general announced this week. Under a new policy — which Attorney General Mark Herring detailed