May 11, Amended by P. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. History and the Path to Victory: March 4, The Indiana Legislature passes a state statute restricting marriage to different-sex couples. December While this is a drop when compared tosame sex marriage approval still remains stable.
A companion bill was also introduced that provided clarifying language directing that the proposed constitutional amendment would ban same-sex marriages and civil unions but not domestic partnerships.
Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida. This marked the first Gallup poll where a majority of Americans aged 65 and older supported same-sex marriage.
In DecemberGovernor Mitch Danielswithout taking a position on the proposed amendment, said that business leaders had expressed concern that it would restrict their policies toward same-sex couples.
It is based on his specific ability to command the executive branch regarding the law. Support for same-sex marriage also has remained steady among whites, blacks and Hispanics over the past two years. Retrieved January 4, See also Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country LGBT rights by country or territory.
As had been the case sincethere remained a wide partisan division.
Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit ruled that denying same-sex couples the freedom to marry in Indiana is unconstitutional. December Polling in Indiana tracks marked growth for the freedom to marry, reflecting the power of the national discussion of why marriage matters.
Las Vegas. Since , there have been several efforts on behalf of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage in Indiana. Retrieved August 12, Bogan on October 6, which allowed the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to implement its decision requiring Indiana to license and recognize same-sex marriages, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in Indiana.