Archived from the original on June 30, The historic decision, which brought an end to federal tolerance Supreme Court ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide.
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The fact that they lives in a state with legalized gay marriage made a difference. It was the first U. New England is the first region of the country where all states within it have granted marriage rights to same-sex couples.
Retrieved December 15, No one is so rotten to the core that they wouldn't even consider that. September 15, Opponents of same-sex marriage have worked to prevent individual states from recognizing same-sex unions by attempting to amend the United States Constitution to restrict marriage to heterosexual unions.
NBC News. A study found an increase in employment among same-sex couples after the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Vermont's was enacted by the legislature over the governor's veto. April 2, January 4, There have been a number of opinions made on possible cultural factors that could have contributed to the strong legal support in New England:.