Archived from the original on September 27, Retrieved December 29, Same-sex weddings after Supreme Court rulings — City officials who will perform same-sex marriages are sworn in before conducting wedding ceremonies in West Hollywood on July 1. Retrieved June 25, How do I? On December 14,the New Jersey Legislature passed a bill providing for civil unions,  which was signed into law by then-Governor Jon Corzine on December 21, Kiki Tomek, deputy city clerk of Asbury Parkprocessed same-sex marriage licenses for several days.
The state must therefore have a compelling interest that supports its decision to refuse to recognize the exercise of this fundamental right by those who choose same-sex partners rather than opposite- sex partners. Held that same-sex marriage is prohibited in New York, but is not prohibited in Rhode Island.
You must sign the application, under oath, in the presence of the issuing authority. Perry v. CVcomplaint filed in U. September 1, Reaction to same-sex marriage rulings — Jeff Zarrillo, center, and Paul Katami, right, plaintiffs in the California case against Proposition 8, wipe away tears after departing the Supreme Court in Washington.
Share on Twitter. Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands. In latelame duck Governor Jon Corzine stated that he would sign a bill legalizing same-sex marriage if it came to his desk before he left office, while his newly elected Republican successor Chris Christie said that he would promote a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe. The lawsuit, known as Lewis v. Want to have a happier, healthier marriage? Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases.
Three states offer civil unions, but not marriage, to same-sex couples. Retrieved March 2, June 16, : see supra under DOMA. Elisa B.