Cheltenham Therefore, it is obvious that marriage in the light of the Constitution, and hence, in the light of Polish law, can only be, and is only a heterosexual union, and thus same-sex individuals cannot be spouses in a marriage.
The Polish Constitution specifies marriage as a union of exclusively of a woman and a man. Sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Degree of recognition unknown. And as we salute those men and women, which branch of service do Americans see as the most prestigious? The term "partner" is not explicitly defined.
Vitale and Talmas were living in New York with their adopted son, Child Doe, born in Ohio in and also a plaintiff through his parents. On 26 MayGreenlandone of two other constituent countries in the Realm of Denmarkunanimously passed a law legalising same-sex marriage.
Hay was also among the first to argue that gays represented a cultural minority, not just individuals. USA Today. A law enabling same-sex couples to marry in these municipalities passed and came into effect on 10 October United Kingdom. The New York Times.
In , a lesbian couple was granted the right to register their British-born son as their own. Whilst the legal formalities may differ from those of marriage, the practicalities make them almost identical, including the granting of the full range of paternity and child care rights enjoyed by married couples.
Recent Obituaries. Readler, Donald C. In , ruling on the recognition of a foreign same-sex marriage, the Supreme Administrative Court of Poland ruled that "Article 18 of the Constitution of the Republic of Poland, which defines marriage as a union of a man and a woman, [ Legal status of same-sex unions.