Orr and Lazaro v. An opinion by the state Attorney General on March 4 announced that the ruling could apply to any county clerk who chose to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry.
Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Public Policy Polling. Orrchallenging the refusal of the Cook County Clerk's Office headed by David Orr to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
March 13, It passed the Senate in Februarybut legislators delayed a vote in the House while lobbying for votes same sex marriage legalized in in Peoria November 5,when the House passed an amended version of the bill by a narrow margin. Louis metro area to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
NBC Chicago. The Advocate. See also Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory.
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In February , Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that he would work for the passage of a same-sex marriage bill. Retrieved June 8, Quinn signs civil union bill into law". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 8 February