Info Print Print. Supreme Court ruling legalizing such nuptials nationwide, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore directed probate judges in his state to enforce the ban on same-sex marriage. November 18, - The Massachusetts Supreme Court rules that a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
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November 6, - Voters in Maryland, Washington and Maine pass referendums legalizing same-sex marriage. But there were some differences, too. US Timeline: September 21, - President Bill Clinton signs the Defense of Marriage Act banning federal recognition of same-sex marriage and defining marriage as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife.
The seven states with the highest divorce rates between and all had constitutional prohibitions to gay marriage.
Most of these are in Europe and South America. Marriages become legal on September 1, That reception position won't exist at that site past the end of the financial year," Ms Pitkin confirmed. The high court cleared the way for same-sex couples in California to resume marrying after dismissing an appeal on Proposition 8 on jurisdictional grounds.
Voters in Minnesota reject a ban on the issue.
Delaware Gov. We should see this as a great boon that gay marriage could bring to kids who need nothing more than two loving parents. Police said Reily had not been seen since. Get legal advice You don't speak legalese? November 7, - Constitutional amendments to ban same-sex marriage are on the ballot in eight states.