Marriage Licenses

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Same-sex Marriage In Massachusetts - History
... successfully argued that denying gay couples equal marriage rights was unconstitutional ... The court specified that the original marriage law banned homosexuals from marrying partners of the same sex as themselves ... intact by the Goodridge ruling ("Here, no one argues that striking down the marriage laws is an appropriate form of relief.") ...
Recognition Of Same-sex Unions In New Mexico - Sandoval Marriages, 2004
... Sandoval County clerk Victoria Dunlap, a married Republican with two children, began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, claiming legal justification ... County courthouse was quickly thronged by same-sex couples applying for marriage licenses as the story was broadcast nationwide by the news media ... The number of marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples was reported by various news sources as 64, 66, 67, or 68, but a suit filed against Dunlap in July by the attorney general states 66 licenses were issued ...
Mayoralty Of Gavin Newsom - Same-sex Marriage
... Newsom decided to act on the issue of same sex marriage when he attended the 2004 State of the Union Address as a guest of Nancy Pelosi ... Bush voiced support for a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage ... and to explore how the city could start issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples without alerting the media ...
Same-sex Marriage In Oregon - Same-sex Marriages in 2004 - Supreme Court Review
... Oregon argued that Multnomah County lacked the authority to issue same-sex marriage licenses and that Ballot Measure 36 was retroactive, making the issue of those ... The Defense of Marriage Coalition argued that Measure 36 was not retroactive, there had been no constitutional violation of the rights of same-sex couples, and ... violation of the Oregon Constitution and that all marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples were void when issued ...

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    the marriage twists, holds firm, a sailor’s knot.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)