By Greg Hambrick
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that federal benefits should be available to married gays and lesbians, but the court punted a more controversial question about the legality of gay marriage bans, like the one in Virginia.
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The court did not decide on the legality of state bans like Virginia's. In a 5-4 majority, the court decided that a challenge to gay marriage in California failed on technical reasons limited to that case.
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The ACLU's Rebecca Glenberg told Virginia Public Radio that the ACLU's lobbying arm will be reaching out to Virginia lawmakers regarding the state's ban.
In 2006, 57 percent of Virginia voters supported the state constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Del. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax) introduced legislation to repeal Virginia's gay marriage ban, but it failed in committee.