The law is scheduled to take effect in January New York Times. Human Rights Campaign hrc. Voters in North Carolina approve a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.
Lynch and certain legislators that it would not force religious organizations that oppose same-sex marriage to participate in ceremonies celebrating it.
Same-Sex Marriage. Senators back same-sex marriage". The court said while the county can question the constitutionality of laws governing marriage, they are a matter of statewide concern so the county had no authority to issue licenses to gay couples. On June 26, the U. But legal analysts said the ruling enshrines for the first time a broad constitutional right to sexual privacy.
District Judge Bernard Friedman strikes down Michigan's same-sex marriage ban following a two-week trial. The Senate approved the amended bill Wednesday
Retrieved 21 October Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. The Senate had already approved the measure. Australia: Australian Senate. Retrieved 24 August Idaho Statesman. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territories , though marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands. District Judge Michael McShane said in his ruling Google Books.