Reno Gazette-Journal. The Maine Senate votedwith one absent, for a bill that authorizes marriage between any two people rather than between one man and one woman House of Representatives. Otter found Idaho's statutory and state constitutional bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, but enforcement of that ruling was stayed pending appeal.
Shelby, of the U. A state law barring same-sex marriage remains on the books there, but with the defeat of the amendment, the door remains open to change by the legislature or the courts. Add links. July 4, - United Church of Christ Backs Same-Sex Marriage "The United Church of Christ became the first mainline Christian denomination to support same-sex marriage officially when its general synod passed a resolution on Monday [July 4, ] affirming 'equal marriage rights for couples regardless of gender.
As of December 16,there are no legal protections for people who are LGBT in regards to employment. May empathy and love be the compass that guide us forward and allow us to move forward and build a country that has room for everyone," according to a CNN translation from Spanish.
A gay marriage advocate displays a rainbow flag outside the US Supreme Court. States with constitutional bans on gay marriage.
Skip to content. Homosexuality and Religion: An Encyclopedia. Source: theguardian. May 18, January 10, Retrieved May 14, A federal district court in California rules that Proposition 8 violates the U.