Arkansas recognized the more than marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples there,  and the Federal Government had not taken a position on Arkansas's marriage licenses. The Guardian. Retrieved November 27, In states that recognized same-sex marriages, same-sex couples could continue to receive those same benefits only if they married.
Shortly after winning the electionPresident Donald Trump said he's "fine" with same-sex marriage and believes it to be settled law: "It's law. Reeves found Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and issued a day stay,  and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay pending appeal on December 4.
It had not taken a position with respect to similar marriages in Arkansas prior to the Obergefell decision legalizing and recognizing same-sex marriages in all fifty states. Retrieved June 4, Retrieved October 14, The Population Reference Bureau reported that by October approximatelysame-sex marriages had taken place in the United States.
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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 May 12, Retrieved June 27, It states that while Vietnam allows same-sex weddings, it will not offer legal recognition or protection to unions between people of the same sex.
This was the result of a Supreme Court ruling.
Retrieved February 8, Retrieved August 26, Prominent politicians who have shifted from opposing to supporting same-sex marriage include Republican Senator Rob Portman , and Republican Representative Bob Barr the author of the Defense of Marriage Act. May 12, McShane ruled in Geiger v. District Court of Northern California.