New York Daily News. Monroe v. Beshear on July
The nation's highest court, in a decision issued June 26, struck down gay marriage bans in Michigan and other states, ruling that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry and enjoy related benefits previously extended only to heterosexuals. Most respondents reported feeling alienated from their communities.
Two cases came from Kentucky, the first ultimately involving four same-sex couples and their six children. Before leaving, he and Kostura married in New York. Retrieved September 28, Several of his federal appointments have also, subsequently, announced they will uphold same-sex marriage and enforce the Supreme Court ruling, while still being personally against same-sex marriage,  namely Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
San Francisco Chronicle. December 6, CBS News. See also. District Court ruled the state's denial of marriage rights to same-sex couples unconstitutional.
Nelson, U. The White House. This result reflects an increase in net government revenues increased income taxes due to marriage penalties more than offsetting decreased tax revenues arising from postponed estate taxes.
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