Aug 28, 2014
Federal Judge Delays North Carolina Marriage Cases
Greensboro, N.C. (August 27, 2014) – Federal Judge William Osteen in Greensboro today stayed two cases for marriage equality in the Middle District.
Equality NC Executive immediately responded to the news, the court for a decision that could pave the way for marriage in North Carolina "sooner than later."
“We join Virginia in applauding today's 4th Circuit action to move forward with marriage equality in the Commonwealth and encourage the Supreme Court to leave this important decision in place.” said Chris Sgro, executive director of Equality NC. “Regardless of the result, thanks to the work of our sister state equality group, Equality Virginia, as well as countless organizations, attorneys, plaintiffs, and loving, same-sex couples across our region, today's ruling paves the way for Virginians and families all across the 4th Circuit to begin enjoying all of the joys that come with the freedom to marry, sooner than later. For that we are grateful."