He replaced Jean-Claude Juncker, now head of the European Commission, who had been in power for nearly 19 years. The Senate approved the amended bill Wednesday Governor Jodi Rell said she would veto any same-sex marriage legislation.
Lynch and certain legislators that it would not force religious organizations that oppose same-sex marriage to participate in ceremonies celebrating it. June 6, - Alabama Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage "Alabama voters showed that there are limits to how far they are willing to go to mix faith and politics in the Buckle of the Bible Belt.
Whatever system is chosen, however, must conform with the constitutional imperative to afford all Vermonters the common benefit, protection, and security of the law
The Sydney Morning Herald. Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Archived from the original on 2 January As a result of the law, the definition of marriage in Australia is as follows: .
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Justice Peter T. Chicago 17th ed. Twelve of the 50 states and the District of Columbia permit gay men and lesbians to marry. Last modified on June 2,