At one point, a man asked about the recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act proposed in Indiana, which provoked a national controversy over claims it would give businesses license to discriminate against gays. Bush had taken up mountain biking for exercise at the suggestion of physicians.
Its legislative advance has seen an unprecedented degree of unity and support within both Houses of the Oireachtas. The new law allows for religious institutions and civil officers to refuse to conduct same-sex marriage ceremonies, a provision that critics claim violates the rights of same-sex couples under the constitution.
Retrieved 26 April Archived from the original PDF on 17 October FOX17 Nashville. Retrieved 8 December Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
January 25, - The Rhode Island House of Representatives passes a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts.
Pagel and his wife, Jennifer, have worked in youth ministry for 18 years and serve with the Harpeth Hills Church of Christ in Brentwood. Retrieved 17 February Archived from the original PDF on 10 September
Sign up now to learn about This Day in History straight from your inbox. Archived from the original PDF on 9 January In , the Canadian Parliament passed legislation making same-sex marriage legal nationwide.