Despite claims that nanny-state no-nos are all a liberal conspiracy, bans respect no political ideology. Prior to the Supreme Court's ruling in Obergefell v. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Washington. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Illinois.
District Court for the District of Oregon ruling in Geiger v. Marital status.
LGBT portal. President Bill Clinton signed it into law on September 21, A Republican". SchwarzeneggerNo. Retrieved June 25, Louis to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and the city's marriage license department immediately complied.
On November 6,MaineMarylandand Washington became the first states to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Rhode Island. Gender-neutral marriage bill passed by the Oregon Legislature and signed into law by the Governor of Oregon went into effect on January 1, In California, same-sex marriage was legal briefly in following a court ruling permitting it.
Based in part on research that has been conducted on the adverse effects of stigmatization of gays and lesbians, numerous prominent social science organizations have issued position statements supporting same-sex marriage and opposing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; these organizations include the American Psychoanalytic Association and the American Psychological Association.
Marriages, whether created by common law, contracted, or performed outside of North Carolina, between individuals of the same gender are not valid in North Carolina. Smith that under their decision in Obergefell , same-sex couples must be treated equally to opposite-sex couples in the issuance of birth certificates.
Snyder - Freedom to Marry in Michigan". The parties wishing to record notice of their intentions of marriage shall submit an application for recording notice of their intentions of marriage.