The historic ruling makes permanent the August ruling finding Prop. The Very Rev. Archived from the original on 31 March True to their campaign promises, Allowed gay and lesbian couples to marry beginning March and the Socialists have pushed through a law that not only legalizes same-sex marriage but also gives gay and lesbian couples the right to adopt children—a provision that has drawn especially strong criticism from French Catholic leaders.
Gray dies March 18, Tom Daschle, D-South Dakota before the vote.
Government of the Pitcairn Islands. The overwhelming majority of same-sex marriages are celebrated through civil ceremonies. Archived from the original on 26 September May 17, - Massachusetts legalizes same-sex marriage, the first state in the United States to do so.
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Today, it is available in 28 countries. It should be noted, however, that conubium existed only between a civis Romanus and a civis Romana that is, between a male Roman citizen and a female Roman citizenso that a marriage between two Roman males or with a slave would have no legal standing in Roman law apart, presumably, from the arbitrary will of the emperor in the two allowed gay and lesbian couples to marry beginning March cases.
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Supreme Court refused the extend his stay, the first time that the Supreme Court refused to stay a marriage equality ruling by a district court in a circuit that had not yet ruled on the issue of same-sex marriage.
Pride events. Even with the court upholding Proposition 8, a key portion of the court's May 15, , decision remains intact.