The law is scheduled to take effect July On a direct appeal,  the U. The Providence Journal.
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March 3, - In Portland, Oregon, the Multnomah County Clerk's office issues marriage licenses for same-sex couples. Archived from the original on November 10, May 16, - The Arkansas Supreme Court issues an emergency stay as its judges consider an appeal to the state judge's ruling on same-sex marriage.
That, coupled with his earlier judicial opinions, gave gay rights advocates reason for optimism by the end of the arguments, which lasted two and a half hours. Retrieved May 9, Signing up enhances your TCE experience with the ability to save items to your personal reading list, and access the interactive map.
Retrieved 20 February Nebraska voters amend the state constitution to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Senate Democrats introduce legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, a law the Obama administration says it will not defend in court.
Same-sex couples could register with a city clerk and formally assume joint responsibility for a household.