Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States. James Duddridge. Jobs and Housing InSeattle City Council Member Jeanette Williams championed a city ordinance that would prohibit job discrimination based on marital status, sexual orientation, or political ideology.
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He defines marriage The Constitution grants them that right," the majority wrote. A: No. For same-sex marriage in Washington, D. By Lornet Turnbull.
Bermondsey and Old Southwark. Graham Stringer. However, by same-sex marriage had also been made legal in Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, as well as the District of Columbia, in each case by courts or legislative bodies. Philip Hammond.
Marriage is a civil contract between two persons who have each attained the age of eighteen years, and who are otherwise capable. Bermondsey and Old Southwark. In , Gregoire signed a bill creating same-sex domestic partnerships.