The state lower house passed same-sex marriage legislation by 13 votes to 11 in Septemberthough the upper house subsequently voted against the legislation a few weeks later by 8 votes to 6. Archived from the original on 12 November Retrieved 11 June Status of same-sex unions around the world.
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Oklahoma State Regents Brown v. Louisiana Lochner v. This article needs to be updated. All Rights Reserved. Scalia stated that the Court's decision effectively robs the people of "the freedom to govern themselves", noting that a rigorous debate on same-sex marriage had been taking place and that, by deciding the issue nationwide, the democratic process had been unduly halted.
Carhart Whole Woman's Health v. Ewert and Gray, were granted an exception to marry before Illinois' law formally took effect because Gray was terminally ill with cancer. Monroe v. Hodges OhioBourke v.
April 28, Archived from the original on June 27, Twelve years later, by a vote, the high court made it 50 states. In the Obergefell v. Joseph J. Ferguson Buchanan v. Beshear — Plaintiff Profiles".
Archived from the original on 20 July Such unions are recognised as de facto relationships under federal law. The Border Mail. The median age for males in same-sex marriages was However, several same-sex couples successfully applied for an exemption from the waiting period and as a result, the first legal wedding took place on 15 December