Homosexual marriage will-as I believe its advocates intend-boost the acceptability of homosexual relations, which has to raise experimentation. Legislation or binding domestic court ruling establishing same-sex marriage, but marriage is not yet provided for.
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LaSalvia said "that's not the preferred path," adding, "We think the best way to solve all these problems is to do it through the political process. Opponents of gay marriage feel that it should be illegal because it may lead to more children being raised in same-sex households, which they claim is not an optimum environment because children need both a mother and father.
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Notes Performed in 18 states and Mexico City , and recognized by all states in such cases Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands. In October , the Estonian legislature, the Riigikogu , approved a civil union law open to both opposite-sex and same-sex couples.
Lee Badgett, PhD, Director of the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, stated that for many gay activists "marriage means adopting heterosexual forms of family and giving up distinctively gay family forms and perhaps even gay and lesbian culture.
Con 9 Gay marriage will accelerate the assimilation of gays into mainstream heterosexual culture to the detriment of the homosexual community. However, they do not count as marriages for the purpose of granting spousal residency rights.
The couple, an Australian woman and her French spouse, had married in France in , but were denied residency in Bulgaria a year later when they attempted to move there.