There is an important difference in the source of power of the Commonwealth to legislate over married and de facto relationships. Oral arguments in the case were heard on April 28, Geelong Advertiser.
April 28, The Greater Shepparton Council in north-east Victoria voted last night to support marriage equality, with Mayor Dennis Patterson using his casting vote to reverse a council decision taken only three months ago Same-sex couples have access to domestic partnership registries otherwise known as registered relationships in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.
Judge Black, in an order dated November 1, denied the motion to dismiss. World News Tonight. Thompson
Scott Walker Wis. He swats down the argument promoted by those against same-sex marriage, who asserted that granting same-sex marriage would devalue or harm the institution of traditional marriage. It had nothing to do with it. About six in 10 Americans say gay marriages should be valid, similar to the percentage in May.
It also validates lower-court rulings in 20 states where marriage bans were struck down by federal judges.
Board of Education of Topeka Hernandez v. They married in Maryland on July Texas , the Court framed the issue accordingly in Obergefell. Victorian Government defends decision not to immediately release regional development report.