In Augustofficials of the U. Several psychological studies have shown that an increase in exposure to negative conversations, media messages, and negative reactions among peers about same-sex marriage creates a harmful environment for LGBT people that may affect their health and well-being, especially among its younger members.
President Bill Clinton signed it into law on September 21, Goldsmith ruled in Caspar v. The Georgia Voice.
Statefor review as Andersen v. Perrywhich collectively forbade the enforcement of any law which would prohibit same-sex couples from marrying, it was determined by the Assembly Judiciary Committee that the Legislature has the capacity to repeal enjoined statutes.
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It also recognized marriages performed in Utah from December 20, to January 6,even while the state didn't. Idaho Statesman. March 30, Retrieved October 23,
If you purchased a marriage license, California law requires you to have a marriage ceremony performed anywhere in the State of California. In April , Kramer found that excluding same-sex couples from marriage discriminates on the basis of sex and violates the fundamental right to marry -- a right recognized by the state.
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