July 12, Retrieved August 14, Two days later, then- Attorney General of New York Eliot Spitzera supporter of same-sex marriage, issued an "informal opinion" stating that municipal clerks should not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples since the New York State Legislature had not intended for the Domestic Relations Law to cover same-sex couples.
Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Michael Bruhn ruled in favor of the state, reinstating the charges against West, arguing that this criminal case did not concern whether the State Constitution mandates same-sex marriage, but rather whether West violated his oath of office in performing illegal marriages.
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Governor Paterson's directive cited the Appellate Division decision in the Martinez case, as well as several lower court rulings. Inthe New York Court of Appeals ruled that the New York State Constitution does not require same-sex marriage rights and left the question of recognition to the State Legislature.
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Navajo Nation. Sedwick , ruling in both cases, declared Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and enjoined the state from enforcing its ban, effective immediately. Activate digital access. I believe in the future.
Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territories , though marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands.