However, this decision stopped short of giving them the right to full legal marriage. Community reaction prompts the Postal Service to make amends by creating a special PrideFest stamp cancellation. Main article: Members of the 39th Canadian Parliament and same-sex marriage.
April 29, Following the court decision on December 9, Albertan Premier Klein suggested that a national referendum be held on same-sex marriage, a measure Prime Minister Martin rejected. The introduction of a federal gender-neutral marriage definition made Canada the fourth country in the world, and the first country outside Europeto legally recognize same-sex marriage throughout its borders.
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Main article: Civil Marriage Act. Within weeks, Quest magazine also discontinues publishing. Donna Nesselbush reacts seconds after the state Senate passed a same-sex marriage bill. They are featured on The Today Show and in People magazine.
Just 14 words long, Proposition 22 was one of the shortest initiatives ever placed on a California ballot. PrideFest is likely the first major national Pride celebration to host a fireworks display. Same-sex marriage in Oregon wins another skirmish as the U.
The new regulations apply to all hospitals receiving funds from the federal government under the Medicaid and Medicare programs for the needy and elderly.
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Led by the Cream City Foundation, the PrideFest Task Force is formed to forge ahead with a plan to reduce the debt and produce a festival for On May 20, , a gay male couple with a daughter brought suit in the Northwest Territories for the right to marry.
Canada was the fourth country to permit same-sex marriages, after the Netherlands , Belgium and Spain The measure had to be approved a second time at the next General Synod in to come into force.