Both sides in the debate over same-sex marriage have scored important victories in the last few years. Governor Paterson's directive cited the Appellate Division decision in the Martinez case, as well as several lower court rulings.
Home State by State Country by Country. There have been three courts that ruled the other way. Democrats became the majority party in the New Hampshire State Legislature in the general election. Following the court decision, the New York State Assembly passed same-sex marriage legislation in, and
We've helped over 4 million people. Panel Would Bar Gays from Marrying". The Citizen Auburn. In earlythe Legislature briefly considered a bill authorizing same-sex marriage until Democratic leaders assigned it to a study committee. Please enable scripts and reload this page.
Retrieved May 15, Governor John Lynch opposed same-sex marriage, but did, through various spokespersons, indicate that he was receptive to discussing civil unions as a means of granting certain rights to same-sex couples. You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server.
Though the civil union law intended to provide "all the rights and Navajo Nation.
Statutes c. It also put off action on a bill to repeal the death penalty. County of Monroe that because New York legally recognizes out-of-state marriages of opposite-sex couples, it must do the same for same-sex couples. Following the first same-sex marriages in Massachusetts in May , New Hampshire established a member commission to consider the question of civil recognition of same-sex relationships.
Kaplan recently argued against a same-sex marriage ban in Mississippi before a federal judge, Carlton Reeves, who was not interested in claims by the state that things were moving too quickly.