It was extended to include fellatio inwhile the penalty for sodomy was reduced to one to five years' imprisonment. On May 12,the Arizona House of Representatives voted 33 to 25 in favor of Propositiona constitutional amendment which defines a valid marriage in Arizona as the union of one man and one woman.
A husband and wife may jointly adopt children. Status of the states on same-sex marriage.
Activists say there are no current plans to ask voters to overturn it. Retrieved October 17, Views Read Edit View history. While many celebrated, supporters of Arizona's marriage law expressed disappointment. Greg Harris, says the Supreme Court rulings improve the chances in the next legislative session.
Lesbian couples have access to assisted reproduction services, such as in vitro fertilization. He said the Arizona constitution states marriage is defined as a legal union between a man and a woman, banning same-sex marriage throughout the state.
Retrieved November 8, Previously : In Junethe University of Arizona announced plans to overlook a bill signed by Gov. The matter is scheduled to be heard on 31 January [C2. In Augustthe Pima County Board of Supervisors passed, in a 3—2 vote, an ordinance banning conversion therapy.
State grants benefits to state employees. But Democrats now control the Legislature and passed the bill this year establishing civil unions. Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U. Neil Abercrombie supports same-sex marriage and says the U.
No group has mounted a serious attempt to overturn that prohibition. And there are associated deleterious impacts of being denied this opportunity.