The following day, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals responds to the appeal and issues a temporary stay against same-sex marriage in Idaho. August 21, - District Judge Robert Hinkle rules Florida's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutionalbut same-sex marriages cannot immediately be performed. October 17, - Judge John Sedwick rules that Arizona's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and refuses to stay his ruling. Same-sex marriage became legal in Washington in March Earning Credit. September 27, - A New Jersey state judge rules that same-sex couples must be permitted to marry in New Jersey starting October The two wed in after Massachusetts approved same-sex marriage.
Others follow the instructions of Moore.
A global snapshot of same-sex marriage. Taiwan is the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. In Iran, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and a handful of other countries, the crime is punishable by death. Seven states:
The heated debate about gay rights in general that eventually led also to the question of same-sex marriages, started many decades ago in the US, and is still quite fierce today, despite the fact that same-sex marriages are legalized at the federal and state levels.