Arguments in Virginia gay marriage fight are familiar, but Southern setting for case is new

  • by: BROCK VERGAKIS , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 4, 2014 - 4:20 PM

NORFOLK, Va. — The gay marriage fight arrived in a Southern courtroom Tuesday, as opponents of a Virginia law banning same-sex unions told a federal judge it was just like the Jim Crow-era prohibition against interracial marriage.

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