Organizers of a new White Ribbon Campaign for equality launched an effort on March 16 at the Key West City Commission meeting to emphasize the discrepancy between simultaneously extolling freedom and banning same-sex marriages. Retrieved August 21, Views Read Edit View history.
Police arrest more than a dozen anti-lockdown protesters in Melbourne and interstate.
Full passage of the same-sex marriage bill, which has drawn widespread, cross-party support, would make history in Australia. Retrieved December 13, Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights. As the chamber applauded, the deputy speaker, Rob Mitchell, made sure it would go down in history.
This book provides a comparative, neo-institutionalist approach to the different factors impacting state adoption of—or refusal to adopt—same-sex marriage laws. The suit was organized by Equality Florida. Public Religion Research Institute.
In another state case challenging the state's denial of marriage rights to same-sex couples, a Monroe County court in Huntsman v. July 17, U. Hollingsworth v. Retrieved January 21, On July 17, Judge Garcia ruled in favor of the plaintiff same-sex couple overturning Florida's ban on same sex marriage.
This legislation declared that same-sex marriages would not be recognized for federal purposes, such as the award of Social Security benefits normally afforded to a surviving spouse or employment-based benefits for the partners of federal employees.
Same-sex marriage banned prior to federal court decision.
May 22, Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico City , in certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Same-sex unions in the United States. The judge, in declaring that Florida's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional under the Fourteenth Amendment, found that marriage is a fundamental right and that same-sex marriage can not be construed as a "new right".