Top Stories. Discrimination based on sexual orientation in public employment had already been prohibited since by an executive order of Governor Booth Gardner. AP - Minnesota is positioned to become the 12th state to approve gay marriages following a historic vote in the state House.
Yet the schism in the United Methodist Church is undeniable. He believed that homosexuality was vulgar and an affront to biblical teachings. The Spokesman-Review Newspaper Local journalism is essential.
Supreme Court ruling legalizing such nuptials nationwide, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore directed probate judges in his state to enforce the ban on same-sex marriage. Not recognized in Caribbean overseas territoriesthough marriage-equivalent ordered for the Cayman Islands.
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But the science is still catching up. Opponents of the law saw it as one last step before gay marriage was made legal in Washington, and collected enough signatures to subject the "everything but marriage" bill to a public vote.
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