May 8, - North Carolina voters pass a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, putting a ban that already existed in state law into the state's charter. Retrieved January 11, The Senate vote iswhile the House vote is Same-sex marriage in Mississippi. April 7, - Vermont legalizes same-sex marriages after both the state Senate and House of Representatives overturn a veto by Governor Jim Douglas. Rhode Island enacted legislation on May 2, which took effect August 1;  Delaware enacted legislation on May 7, which took effect July 1;  and Minnesota enacted legislation on May 14, which took effect August 1. Same-sex marriage under United States tribal jurisdictions.
Same-sex marriage in Colorado.
Same-sex marriage in the United States
Certain acts, records, and proceedings not to be given effect in this state. Same-sex marriage in Texas. Statute bans same-sex marriage, civil unions, statutory benefits of a legal marriage to nonmarital relationships between persons of the same sex or different sexes, and recognition of out of state same-sex marriages and civil unions or statutory benefits of a legal marriage to nonmarital relationships between persons of the same sex or different sexes. Maine and New Hampshire follow suit, though Maine voters later repeal the state law allowing same-sex marriage. Retrieved January 31,
The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. Retrieved November 2, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the federal government would recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who married in Utah between December 20,and January 6, Unfit url Wikipedia pending changes protected pages Use American English from July All Wikipedia articles written in American English Use mdy dates from August Articles containing potentially dated statements from All articles containing potentially dated statements Articles with Curlie links. The federal government recognizes the marriages of same-sex couples who married in certain states in which same-sex marriage was legal for brief periods between the time a court order allowed such couples to marry and that court order was stayed, including Michigan.