Supreme Court. The National Assembly passed an antidiscrimination law inand a new constitution in removed language defining marriage as between a man and a woman. The cultural shift has not yet come to characterize some pockets in some red states, and among some religious sects, but anthropology tells us that even rapid cultural change is uneven.
He feels that the legal decision should be up to the states to determine. It goes into effect July 1, In America it is supposed to be a free country where everyone has rights, but not giving certain people rights is violating that.
Imagine not being able to visit your dying spouse, or being deported thousands of miles away because your marriage was not recognized as valid. Government has no business making distinctions between people based on their personal lives. On Same sex marriage should be legal everywhere in Riverside.
The margin of error was plus or minus 2. Support for same-sex marriage is weaker in Eastern Europe. In a blog post on The Policy Space, the political scientist and his co-authors wrote:. Supreme Court ruled on June 26, [PDF], that the Constitution grants same-sex couples the right to marry, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the thirteen states where it remained banned.
Supreme Court. According to The Associated Press, same-sex marriage had been legalized in 36 of the 50 American states as well as the District of Columbia. Same-sex marriage has been legalized in twenty-eight countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies.
Let the celebrations begin, and may the happy couples live long and prosper together. But this ruling would not implicate marriage bans in other states and would leave open the question of whether states could deprive gay couples of any rights at all.