Virginia GOP Senators Walk Out Rather Than Vote for Gay Judge

Tracy Thorne-Begland was first nominated to the state judiciary in Virginia last year, but the out gay father and former fighter pilot’s judicial appointment wasn’t confirmed until yesterday, according to MaddowBlog. Thorne-Begland was ultimately elected to the Richmond Manchester District Court by a vote of 66-28 in the Republican-controlled House, and a Senate vote of 28-0, confirming Thorne-Begland’s legacy as the state’s first openly gay judge.

Read the original article at The Advocate.

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