Skip to content. Washington state, Maine, and Maryland legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Retrieved January 19, Kennedy writes that this does not mean the government must recognize gay relationships. The Huffington Post.
Retrieved February 8, Chris Christie. We support the full inclusion of all families, including same-sex couples, in the life of our nation, and support equal responsibility, benefits, and protections. Both courts lifted their stays on October 7,and Suthers ordered all county clerks to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Same-sex marriage bans were expected to end in six other states in the three circuits affected by the Supreme Court's action. Retrieved December 2, November 7, Retrieved March 5,
Pros and cons in debate over origin of sexual orientation 3. As of Wednesday, officials in the county of 79, people will begin telling couples applying for licenses to go elsewhere until the gay marriage debate is settled.
El arzobispo de Pamplona arremete contra la ley navarra de parejas de hecho. El Siglo in Spanish. Mayor Signs Gay Marriage Bill". Retrieved 27 November
Retrieved 21 December LGBT history. Delmarva Now. In its ruling Thursday, the court said San Francisco illegally issued the certificates and performed the wedding ceremonies, since state law defined marriage as a union between a man and woman. Passions of the Cut Sleeve. A federal district court in Massachusetts rules that the part of the Defense of Marriage Act that prohibits the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.