Proposition Obergefell has been traveling from Cincinnati to Washington every week, to be sure he would be in the court when a decision was announced in his case. Opposition to same-sex marriage is based on claims such as the beliefs that homosexuality is unnatural and abnormal, that the recognition of same-sex unions will promote homosexuality in society, and that children are better off when raised by opposite-sex couples.
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Metro Weekly. That period varies depending on what area of law an issue falls within. Retrieved July 8, Bruning, F. October 7, For the time being, seventy-six jurisdictions worldwide have legalized same-sex marriage. The White House. February 20,
Download as PDF Printable version. Retrieved May 13, President Bush states that he wants marriage reserves for heterosexuals and the Massachusetts Supreme Court hands down a decision that makes Massachusetts the first state to legalize gay marriage. Recognized when performed elsewhere.
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Schwarzenegger , No. Section 3 of DOMA defines "marriage" and "spouse" for purposes of both federal law and any ruling, regulation, or interpretation by an administrative bureau or agency of the United States government. Portland, Oregon also begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Two other studies examined personal reports from LGBT adults and their families living in Memphis, Tennessee , immediately after a successful ballot campaign banned same-sex marriage.