Domestic partnership expansion  . Main article: Same-sex marriage in Maine. On June 26,the Supreme Court ruled by a 6—3 vote in the case of Pavan v. Archived from the original on December 24, InSenator Obama said he opposed the Defense of Marriage Act and the don't ask, don't tell policy when it passed and supported repealing it.
The approval of an identical amendment by both chambers during the legislative session was required to place the amendment on the state ballot in November
United States Census Bureau. See also: Transgender rights in the United States. Retrieved June 27, October 21, A lawsuit challenging the state's refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Baskin v.
The Obama administration has generally used the latter standard. Archived from the original PDF on July 28, Retrieved November 10, Views Read Edit View history. May 7, Status of same-sex unions around the world. Windy City Times.
Retrieved August 2, The Louisiana Supreme Court , however, upheld the constitutional amendment. Lynn Womack.