Image 1 of 1. The same requirement holds true for federal judges who are hearing same-sex marriage lawsuits in Montana and South Carolina. There seems little doubt that U. Jan Brewer predicts voters will reject any such effort.
GOP Gov. State law recognizes the non-genetic, non-gestational mother as a legal parent to a child born via donor insemination, but only if the parents are married. A federal judge struck down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.
Cogburn Jr. No actual cases to date. In MayMaine state Sen. Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States.
The GOP-dominated Legislature also has voted repeatedly against gay-rights measures, including a bill in the last session to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in housing, public services and the workplace. Supreme Court on June 26, Those efforts have failed so far because Democrats controlling the state Senate have blocked any legislation from coming up for a vote.
Democratic Gov. The attorney general must certify the language before the group can begin collecting the 78, signatures from registered voters needed to place it on the ballot. Rambo and Seaton were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Eureka Springs after a judge overturned Amendment 83, which banned same-sex marriage in Arkansas.