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As a lifelong defender of civil rights, due process and equal protection for all, I do not personally support policies that give lesser legal rights and responsibilities to committed same-sex couples than those provided to heterosexual couples.
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It charged that the state statute defining marriage violated the state constitution by excluding same-sex couples. Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida. California Attorney General Kamala Harrishowever, issued an analysis that the district court's injunction applies statewide and binds upon all 58 of California's counties based on the interpretation of California Supreme Court's decision in Lockyer v. Brown in the Ninth Circuit, was appealed to the U. On Wednesday, November 5,three lawsuits were filed, challenging the validity of Proposition 8 on the grounds that revoking the right of same-sex couples to marry was a constitutional "revision" rather than an "amendment", and therefore required the prior approval of two-thirds of each house of the California State Legislature. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli representing the federal government. I have consistently stated that I'll support law to protect marriage between a man and a woman.
Mexico 1 Netherlands 2. America's Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage. On the day of the Strauss v. Additionally, the California state agency that records marriages stated that altered forms, including any marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples, would not be registered. On June 26,the U. Let same-sex weddings resume now".