La Silla Rota in Spanish. Vatican officials, as well as the Catholic Spanish Bishops Conference, strongly criticized the law, and large crowds demonstrated in Madrid for and against the measure. On May 17,Massachusetts became the first U. The legal issues surrounding same-sex marriage in the United States are determined by the nation's federal system of government, in which the status of a person, including marital status, is determined in large measure by the individual states. Prominent politicians who have shifted from opposing to supporting same-sex marriage include President Barack ObamaRepublican senator Rob Portmanand Republican representative Bob Barr the author of the Defense of Marriage Act.
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Moriartyaffirmed the right of a circuit judge to determine the validity of the state's ban.