Archived from the original on April 2, The justices had been asked to decide whether the 14th Amendment requires states to a license same-sex marriages and b recognize such unions that were made in other states. Constitution of the State of Nevada. The uniting of two or more persons in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other quasi-marital relationship shall not be valid or recognized in South Dakota.
Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States.
Matt Hamby, the lead plaintiff in the case, said he moved to Alaska in the late s, around the time that voters in the state passed the constitutional amendment. October 15, Retrieved October 22, See also. Religious laws. Virgin Islands U. Share on LinkedIn.
Retrieved February 18, On October 13, the state asked the district court to issue a stay pending appeal, which was denied. Assisted suicide. Nelson Freelen and her wife Deborah Freelen stood by the bar, surrounded by friends.
It would have replaced the terms "husband and wife" with "spouses".
Washington Post. Google News. Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state. In May , the Michigan Supreme Court held that the amendment added to the State Constitution in bans not only same-sex marriage and civil unions, but also public employee domestic partnership benefits such as health insurance.