The status of same-sex marriage remains in flux. The bill converted civil unions to marriage and recognizes civil unions and same sex marriage from other jurisdictions. The state requested the hold be extended, but the U. A marriage may only be entered into by one man and one woman. Same-sex marriage in Nevada.
The state's ban was struck down in January by a federal judge who said it serves "no legitimate governmental purpose.
The 13 states that still ban same-sex marriage
Douglas Martin June 18, Finland becomes the last of the five Nordic countries to legalize same-sex marriage, joining Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. The fact that Obergefell found the underlying law unconstitutional means that the law was void as if the law never existed. Same-sex marriage in Mississippi. Retrieved September 30, American Samoa may be the only territory in the US where the historic Supreme Court ruling does not apply". The long-dominant Christian Democratic Party, traditionally allied with the Catholic Church, was out of power when the parliament passed the measure.
Retrieved June 26, Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution allows for same-sex couples to marry, effectively overturning remaining restrictions in place in states. 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. Supreme Court's ruling invalidating part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, same-sex marriage rights have surged forward nationwide. Retrieved June 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rhode Island state Sen.