It will probably be a long time before anything is decided here. Portugal When neighboring Spain passed their legislation in , campaigners in Portugal pushed even harder for same-sex marriage, and wanting to keep up with their neighbor most likely played a large part in Portugal legalization. Predictions of when gay marriages would be legal. At the time same-sex couples in the country had some rights thanks to a law allowing registered cohabitation.
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It is also the third predominantly Catholic country on this list.
For several months, House leaders had delayed the vote over concerns the bill might not have enough support.
State legislatures, voters and more recently the courts have made sweeping changes over the past two decades in laws defining whether marriage is limited to relationships between a man and a woman or is extended to same-sex couples.
New Hampshire also passed same-sex marriage legislation in June , bringing the total number of states that allowed same-sex marriage to five.
Supreme Court on Nov.
In70 lesbian and gay students participated in a study 26 of conflict resolution in gay and lesbian relationships.
Connecticut became the second state to allow same-sex marriage.
Legislative actions supporting same sex-marriage continued in
But we also must acknowledge that this moment is a great joy for many Catholics—gay and straight.
In Denmark, a form of homosexual marriage has been legal since
Portugal, Spain, and Argentina were all under dictatorship until well into the second half of the 20th century.
Supreme Court ruling in June , the state asked the New Mexico Supreme Court to make a decision regarding their state policy.
Having seen so many happy gay and lesbian couples getting married, I realize I was wrong.
On Tuesday, North Carolina voted to amend their constitution making gay marriage illegal.
Vermont that said same-sex couples are entitled, under the state constitution's "Common Benefits Clause," to the same benefits and protections as married opposite-sex couples.
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