April 2, January 4, Main article: Minnesota Amendment 1. Same-sex marriages have been recognized if performed in other jurisdictions since July 1,and the state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on August 1,
November 2—3, . In United States v. February 25, On December 3,Judge Chang ruled that the state had not established any compelling interest in denying same-sex couples the ability to marry and that, even if it had, it failed to prove that the Hawaii statute was narrowly tailored to avoid unnecessary abridgement of constitutional rights.
August 1, Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands. Main article: Minnesota Amendment 1. He enjoined the state from refusing to issue marriage licenses to otherwise-qualified same-sex couples.
Registered domestic partnership expansion   '. Civil union . The issue has been addressed through both state laws and constitutional amendments, the scope of which vary. The Obama administration has generally used the latter standard.
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Because we beat this amendment, Minnesota is in a position to ensure that the next generation can participate in the conversation about who should have the freedom to marry. Supreme Court refused to hear the case on appeal. Darrell says he expects the new DFL-controlled Legislature to try to legalize same-sex marriage in the upcoming session.
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