Retrieved 30 September Retrieved October 14, Schwarzenegger trial, expert witness Ilan Meyer testified that the mental health outcomes for gays and lesbians would improve if laws such as Proposition 8 did not exist because "when people are exposed to more stress No recent polling data. District Court for the District of Wyoming ruling in Guzzo v.
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Same-sex marriage in the United States
Less than an hour later, a federal judge in Wyoming did the same in that Western state. September 27, - A New Jersey state judge rules that same-sex couples must be permitted to marry in New Jersey starting October October 7, - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Colorado and Indiana. Chad Biggs, left, and Chris Creech say their wedding vows at the Wake County Courthouse in Raleigh, North Carolina, on October 10,after a federal judge ruled that same-sex marriage can begin in the state. Caldwellupholding Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage. Stars Screen Binge Culture Media. Supreme Court's ruling invalidating part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex marriage rights have surged forward nationwide.
Archived from the original on October 15, Please zoom out to view Alaska and Hawaii State Legislation. Pat McCrory voiced concerns about a bill to allow magistrates to opt out of performing marriages and said he won't sign it. Retrieved January 6, Later that year, voters approved Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage. Retrieved October 7, DOMA's Section 2 says that no state needs to recognize the legal validity of a same-sex relationship even if recognized as marriage by another state.