Governor Abercrombie agreed with the plaintiffs that the ban violated both clauses of the U. Degree of recognition unknown. BuzzFeed News.
Views Read Edit View history. Those cases were resolved on June 26,and on November 13, Hawaii enacted the Hawaii Marriage Equality Actending its ban on same-sex marriage. Chie Kobayashi contributed to this story. And after the arguments, Utah attorney general, Sean Reyes, came out and spoke to the media, and he emphasized that line of reasoning.
Gay-marriage opponents are gearing up to fight back.
Hidden categories: CS1 foreign language sources ISO Articles with Hawaiian-language sources haw Pages containing links to subscription-only content Use mdy dates from July Articles containing Hawaiian-language text. April 2, January 4, The early s continued the state-level battles over gay marriage that defined the preceding decade, with at least one notable event.
It was a special day for many couples, even those who have not yet planned their wedding — but will soon start to, like Travis Knott who surprised his long-time love D.
In the plurality opinion delivered by Chief Justice Ronald Moon in , the court ruled that while the right to privacy in the Hawaii Constitution does not include a fundamental right to same-sex marriage, denying marriage to same-sex couples constituted discrimination based on sex in violation of the right to equal protection guaranteed by the state's Constitution.
Governor Abercrombie agreed with the plaintiffs that the ban violated both clauses of the U. Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.
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