During his trip to the Philippines, Pope Francis made one of his strongest calls as pope against movements to recognize same-sex unions as marriage. But the Supreme Court decision is reason to pause, Healey said, and "revel in the true spirit of America, which is equality and freedom and justice for all.
To my grandchildren who are now in their early 20s, they can't understand why there's any issue about it.
News Business World Better Podcasts. Oklahoma Perez v. While a minister does not have to perform a same-sex wedding but a mayor can't block one, she says, "the tough stuff is everything in between. Bill Haslam signs 'natural meaning' bill into law". Republican candidates slammed the decision, with reactions ranging from dire warnings about the future of religious liberty to calls for mutual respect.
Retrieved September 25, Texas Griffin v. Beshearin the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky Louisville Divisionchallenging Kentucky's bans on same-sex marriage and the recognition of same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions.
HaslamNo. Carhart Ayotte v. Let our news meet your inbox. Goldberg Plyler v. Lance D. Kasichin the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Western Division, Cincinnati on July 19,alleging that the state discriminates against same-sex couples who have married lawfully out-of-state.
Romney said: "The issue before us is not whether same-sex couples should marry. They plunked down on the couch, turned on the television and saw the news. Boston 's City Council debated health insurance for the same-sex partners of city employees in May  and Cambridge provided health benefits to the same-sex partners of its employees the following year.
No actual cases to date.