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TexasUnited States v. Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling turns 5: Acceptance, advancement, but opposition remains. The Federal Parliament legalised same-sex marriage nationwide in December In its judgment which struck down the ACT's marriage law, the Court held that:  .
Harris Funeral Homes v. On 8 Decemberthe government stated that civil unions performed prior to that date and not yet converted into marriages remain valid. Some 15 couples took the opportunity last weekend and there had been more since but their unions will not stand. One of Australia's leading constitutional lawyers, George Williams AO, and Greens MPs with similar bills in other Australian states, have generously provided guidance,'' she said.
Retrieved January 19, A Brief History of Civil Rights in the United States This guide offers a history of various movements by citizens in the United States to gain political and social freedom and equality.
Meanwhile, gay-rights advocates are pursuing changes in legislatures as well. April
Lewin, the U. Conclusion The analysis provides evidence that expanding the opportunity to marry with its related benefits, is associated with an increase in the demand for mortgage credit and, presumably, homeownership.
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