On July 8,Judge Joseph Tauro of the District Court of Massachusetts held that the denial of federal rights and benefits to lawfully married Massachusetts same-sex couples is unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of the U.
January 11, He opposed a federal constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Newstalk ZB. Share via email email. Retrieved June 28, Supreme Same sex marriage states in Palmerston ruled all state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide.
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