Colorado district court ruling in Brinkman v. History of same-sex marriage in the United States. The amendment, called the marriage equality amendment, would insert neutral terms into the Civil Code replacing ones that imply heterosexual marriage, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage. North Carolina Governor Vetoes Anti-Gay Marriage Bill Pat McCrory won't sign a bill that would have allowed magistrates to opt out of performing weddings if they have religious objections. On 25 Junefollowing the Supreme Court's ruling striking down district same-sex marriage bans, the Civil Registry of Guerrero announced that they had planned a collective same-sex marriage ceremony for 10 July and indicated that there would have to be a change to the law to allow gender-neutral marriage, passed through the state Legislature before the official commencement.
Passed by the Minnesota Legislature and signed into law by the Governor of Minnesota.
Here's a list of countries where same-sex marriages are legal and illegal
Same-sex marriage ban overturned, decision stayed indefinitely. It was settled in the Supreme Court. Opponents of same-sex marriage, who want marriage to be restricted to heterosexuals, such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsthe Catholic Churchand the Southern Baptist Conventionuse the term traditional marriage to mean opposite-sex marriage. Retrieved 18 May Archived from the original on 13 May Other New Zealand territories, including Cook IslandsNiue and Tokelauhave their own marriage law and do not perform or recognise same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage in Arkansas.
This article summarizes the same-sex marriage laws of states and similar jurisdictions in the United States. Retrieved 16 February Compare Ulpian Tituli Ulpiani 5. Retrieved April 3, Archived from the original on 2 July The AP Stylebook recommends the usage of the phrase marriage for gays and lesbians or the term gay marriage in space-limited headlines. District Court for the District of Oregon ruling in Geiger v.