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Faith guides judge who tossed Virginia’s same-sex marriage ban

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NORFOLK, Va. — U.S. District Judge Arenda L. Wright Allen wears her Christian faith proudly, at least to the extent that federal judges can.

At her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee three years ago, Wright Allen began by thanking God for her very existence. She spoke confidently about how her late father and an attorney friend were “in heaven” watching the proceeding.

And she recognized her pastor, from a religiously conservative church in Norfolk, who had driven to…

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