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Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage, legalized it in all fifty states, and required states to honor out-of-state same-sex marriage licenses in the case Obergefell v. Automotive Aviation Biotechnology.
Marriage recognition would increase the government expenses for Social Security and Federal Employee Health Benefits but that increase would be more than made up for by decreased expenses for MedicaidMedicareand Supplemental Security Income.
American Psychological Association , Domestic partnership expansion . But, as you know, courts have always been strategic. President Bush states that he wants marriage reserves for heterosexuals and the Massachusetts Supreme Court hands down a decision that makes Massachusetts the first state to legalize gay marriage.
West Virginia. Supreme Court reversed, restoring joint custody to the adoptive mother on March 7,