Neither performed nor recognized in Niue, Tokelau or the Cook Islands. SecretarySJC Mass. It is so strongly and firmly implied from a full reading of the statutes that a different legislative intent, one which would sanction a marriage between persons of the same sex, cannot be fathomed.
A supplemental opinion, denying a motion to supplement the record, appears at 13 I. Opposition fundraising was strongest from the National Organization for Marriage and the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic fraternal service organization. The Washington Supreme Court consolidated the two cases, Andersen v.
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Harris, N. BrienNo. Archived from the original PDF on October 20, May 14,the plaintiffs sought to enjoin implementation of the Goodridge decision, on the grounds that it violated the federal constitutional guarantee of a republican form of government.
Attorney General, Formal Opinion No. The county had never before received a marriage license request from a same-sex couple, and auditor Lloyd Hara b.
Advises that same-sex marriages entered into under the laws of Massachusetts or of foreign nations are valid and treated as civil unions in New Jersey. In Largess v. His rhetoric was strong. Robles7 Misc. Our overarching principle should be to promote civility, mutual respect and unity, and to reject hate, violence and bigotry.
See below. A N. Ormiston , A. Archived from the original on January 30, Marriage is a civil contract between two persons who have each attained the age of eighteen years, and who are otherwise capable.