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Following the Thousand Oaks shooting on the evening of November 7,which resulted in 12 deaths, Blackburn responded to a question about the shooting in a Fox News interview with Sandra Smith by saying "how do we make certain that we protect the Second Amendment and protect our citizens?
Virginia Epperson v. The second case from Ohio involved four couples, a child, and an adoption agency. Kansas Adams v. Nelson and found such bans to be constitutional. Bell Powell v. Senate for the legislative year.
November 8, - Texas becomes the 19th state to adopt a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. Voters there approved same-sex marriage in Novemberdefeating a challenge by opponents. Read More. Since then, several other European countries — including England and Wales, France, Ireland, all of Scandinavia, Spain and, most recently, Austria, Germany and Malta — have legalized gay marriage.
Neil Abercrombie, left, and former state Sen. November 4, - Voters in California approve Proposition 8, which will amend the state's constitution to ban same-sex marriage.
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