Mandate comes day after gay couples began marrying in Va.
Governor described as ‘bold ally’ during HRC fundraiser in D.C.
Plaintiffs’ lawyers argue previous rulings ‘correct’
231-page motion filed with justices on Friday
4th Circuit on Tuesday to hear oral arguments in case
Former U.S. solicitor general filed brief with 4th Circuit
AG asks 4th Circuit to uphold marriage ruling
ACLU, Lambda Legal allowed to intervene in case before 4th Circuit
Anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom files brief with federal appeals court
Federal judge on Feb. 13 struck down gay nuptials ban