A federal judge struck down the state's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The term is sometimes also seen as a synonym for sodomy or buggery. The organization works to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression.
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USA Today. Texas: Same-sex marriage ban struck down The ruling clears the way for same-sex marriages in California to resume. On behalf of his evangelical supporters, Trump has pledged on the campaign trail to repeal the Johnson Amendment, a change in the U.
Washington Post. If the court were to construe the statutes to require different-sex couples, however, Baker claimed such a reading would violate several provisions of the U.
The judge stays implementation of the ruling pending appeals. As the dominoes fall in favor of same-sex marriages, the question now seems to be which state will be the last to allow such unions? December 2, Archived from the original PDF on Petersburg Mayor Bill Foster declined to comment on the ruling.
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About us. Metro Weekly. KOMO News. Alito Jr. A amendment adding that language was passed by almost 62 percent of voters, but Wednesday's ruling "puts that even more significantly in jeopardy,'' Kemple said.