On 13 Aprilwith hundreds of same-sex marriage supporters outside, the Changsha court ruled against Sun, who vowed to appeal, citing the importance of his case for LGBT progress in China. The largest religious group in the country, the Lutheran-affiliated Church of Norway, initially voted to prohibit its pastors from conducting same-sex weddings. The bill is signed into law in Washington by Governor Christine Gregoire on February 13,but opposition vows to halt its implementation. CBC News. The law went into effect the first day of May 6, - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Maineas Gov. LGBT adoption.
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According to constitutional lawyer, Anne Twomeythe short answer is yes; the more difficult question is whether that law will be effective or whether it will be inoperative because it is inconsistent with a Commonwealth law, namely the Marriage Act. The American Anthropological Association stated on 26 February The agencies of the United Nations recognize same-sex marriages if the country of citizenship of the employees in question recognizes the marriage. Limited recognition of same-sex marriages at the federal level, no territory level recognition.
Constitutional issues and state same-sex marriage laws Introducing same-sex marriage at a state and territory level has been seen as a fall-back position for marriage equality advocates.