Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. 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.
The Baltimore Sun. March 11, Conaway to challenge the existing law on behalf of nine same-sex couples and one bereaved man whose partner had died. Retrieved December 29, Scales agreed: "This is as happy as I've ever been, to be able to spend the rest of my life with Bill -- legally -- and to show the rest of the gay community that this can be done.
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The Advocate. Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens. Senate Billlegislation creating domestic partnerships in which unmarried couples—both same-sex couples and different-sex couples—would have most of the rights of married couples was sponsored by openly gay Democratic Senator David Parks of Las Vegas.
Maryland is not the only place where same-sex marriage laws are being challenged. Live Radio. Hey there!
Download as PDF Printable version. Retrieved November 4, At the state Capitol in St. The Marriage License Bureau is open daily from 8 a. Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territories , though marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands.
They oppose the law, saying it violates their tradition which defines marriage as between a man and a woman.