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Supreme Court rules all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional — thus allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry in all 50 states.
10 years after legalization in Massachusetts, marriage equality expands
The couples do not have legal rights on a federal level or within states that do not recognize civil unions. On this day inToyota Motor Company announces its plans to produce a gasoline-electric hybrid version of its bestselling Camry sedan. Department of Public Health. They were joined by their daughter Annie, Archived from the original on September 22, She reviewed several examples related to marriage, including married women acquiring legal status apart from their husbands, the invalidation of anti-miscegenation laws, and no-fault divorce. Legislators then voted to override his veto.
The couple married in Warrenton, Tennessee, The denial of marriage licenses to same-sex couples violated provisions of the state constitution guaranteeing individual liberty and equality, and was not rationally related to a legitimate state interest. Retrieved April 25, When Heather's Mommies Share Custody". More than 10, same-sex couples married in Massachusetts in the first four years after such marriages became legal on May 17,