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Mr Obergefell says he hopes that as more and more same-sex couples marry, the US is moving towards a day he has always dreamed of: Mississippi passed a law in permitting state officials to decline to marry couples of whose marriage they disapprove; H. The online Master of Legal Studies from American University equips students with fundamental legal training and industry-specific knowledge. I even went when I was on maternity leave. For more information please see: Exclusive Corporate feature This feature is limited to our corporate solutions. Number of McDonald's restaurants worldwide
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Protestors at a Seattle rally in support of traditional marriage in May where Focus on the Family founder James Dobson was due to speak. The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. In the year since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage, dozens of religious freedom bills have been filed in state legislatures around the country. Proponents of the case, Perry v. Belgrade, Serbia, has a wild nightlife scene, with clubs on barges and a burgeoning craft beer scene. The date marked the first day that all of Illinois' counties could begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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In October , the Supreme Court lifts the stay. Amy Klein-Matheny, left, and her wife, Jennifer, exchange vows in Iowa after same-sex couples were allowed to marry there with an April 3, , court ruling. Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Washington the following day. Jocelyn Kiley is an associate director of research at Pew Research Center.
Ecuador also allows same-sex couples to enter into a civil union. However, there were reports of court clerk offering licences only an hour after the Supreme Court decision. To go uncounted is to be unseen in the eyes of policymakers, which is why we must develop a credible and confidential understanding of these vulnerable populations we currently know too little too little about. American adults' view of same-sex marriage in , sorted by generation United States: Do you, personally, identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender?