The Census Bureau population estimate for was , for the states and the District of Columbia. New York Times. New Scientist. California passes a domestic partnership law which provides same-sex partners with almost all the rights and responsibilities as spouses in civil marriages. The issue of marriage had enough appeal within the gay and lesbian community that in Aprilas part of the demonstrations surrounding the gay rights march in Washington, D.
Retrieved January 27, April 10,
And if you could read you'd know what it was anyway. The decision has offered all of us an opportunity to continue the vitally important dialogue of human encounter, especially between those of diametrically differing opinions regarding its outcome.
Since then, the highest federal court in the country has weighed-in on about a dozen other LGBT rights—related Such a strong masochistic streak cannot possibly be healthy. So no logic and facts then?
Retrieved June 27, February 12, Marriages and divorces are recorded by states, counties, and territories, plus New York City and the District of Columbia, but not by the Federal Government. Retrieved September 25, The case behind the ruling began inafter the Supreme Court ruled in a separate matter that same-sex spouses must be afforded the same federal benefits as other married couples.
Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, also hailed the historic ruling.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Sevcik v. New York Times. Archived from the original on December 14,