Weddings begin in Although there have indeed been efforts to appeal the court's decision to allow gay marriage in Massachusetts by amending the state's constitution, the most recent being in the yearall efforts have successfully been defeated, and for now, the Massachusetts gay community can enjoy the freedom of marrying their partners if they so desire. Groups That Actively Worked on Marriage MassEquality was a coalition of local and national organizations defending equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in Massachusetts. Same-sex marriages begin again in California. Janet Deegan left and Constance Cervone displayed their newly granted marriage license. The Vermont legislature overrides Gov.
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Looking back at the legalization of gay marriage in Mass.
The court then gave the state days in which to change the law. President Obama and many elected leaders have come to embrace marriage equality as have a majority of Americans. A decade later, 17 other states and the District of Columbia have legalized same-sex marriage. On this day inToyota Motor Company announces its plans to produce a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its bestselling Camry sedan. For the second time in two years, the Apache chief Geronimo breaks out of an Arizona reservation, sparking panic among Arizona settlers. Over 1, marital benefits still remain unavailable to married Massachusetts gay couples. A force of 10, South Vietnamese troops, supported by U.
With the new law, however, homosexual couples from anywhere in the world can officially marry in the state of Massachusetts without necessarily intending to reside in Massachusetts. A series of federal court decisions strike down same-sex marriage bans in several states, and the Supreme Court declines to review cases in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin, effectively requiring those states to allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. Richardson, though seldom read today, was widely read and discussed in her own time. Over 1, marital benefits still remain unavailable to married Massachusetts gay couples. Annulment of Marriage in California.