Log into your account. At the same time, however, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals becomes the first — and so far only — federal appeals court to uphold state gay marriage bans, a ruling that applies to Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. Interactive: Same-sex marriage around the world Explore our fact sheet to learn more about same-sex laws around the world.
Tuesday, September 8, States with constitutional bans on gay marriage.
Search the world's largest online archive of material about Jewish diversity. Department of Public Health that it was unconstitutional under the state constitution for the state to abridge marriage on the basis of sex. On 16 Januarythe bill was approved in the Senate by a 22 to 16 vote, then headed to the constitutional committee.
Main article: Same-sex marriage in the Republic of Ireland. Here […]. On a subnational level, the Mexican state of Tlaxcalaand the Dutch constituent country of Aruba allow same-sex couples to access civil unions or partnerships, but restrict marriage to couples of the opposite sex.
Inthe U. California Gov. More people willing to open their wallets to support the state party. Voters in Arizona reject a constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex marriage, marking the first time such a measure has been rejected by voters.
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. He married in his 20s and had two children.
By contrast, three-quarters of Democrats and Democratic leaners back same-sex marriage. Supreme Court rules all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional — thus allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry in all 50 states.
In a half-dozen localities — ranging from cities such as Richmond and Norfolk to rural communities like Buena Vista — same-sex couples represent approximately 1 of every 15 marriages.