On 22 MayIreland held a referendum. Therefore, be it resolved that the Indiana State Medical Association 1 recognizes that exclusion from civil union or marriage contributes to health care disparities affecting same-sex households; 2 will work to reduce health care disparities among members of same-sex households, including minor children; and 3 will support measures providing same-sex households with the same rights and privileges to health care, health insurance, and survivor benefits, as afforded opposite-sex households. Whereas, same-sex marriage equality has not been demonstrated to have any deleterious consequences for society in general:. The Parliament then voted to block the referendum with a clarification that it would be against the Slovenian Constitution to vote on matters concerning human rights. Recognition of same-sex unions in Venezuela. Chronicles of the Roman Emperors. Opponents of the bill launched a petition for a referendum and managed to collect 40, signatures.
Constitution limits marriage to opposite-sex couples.
Same-Sex Marriage Fast Facts
On 12 Februarythe National Assembly approved the entire bill in a — vote. Archived from the original on 18 October Archived from the original PDF on 12 May Marriage by amparo or by traveling out of state. While few societies have recognized same-sex unions as marriages, the historical and anthropological record reveals a large range of attitudes towards same-sex unions ranging from praise, through full acceptance and integration, sympathetic toleration, indifference, prohibition and discrimination, to persecution and physical annihilation. Archived from the original PDF on 11 May The Indiana background and resolve read as follows:.
November 6, - Voters in Maryland, Washington and Maine pass referendums legalizing same-sex marriage. Van Hollen files a petition with the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago to halt same-sex marriages in that state. Retrieved 18 December Retrieved 26 June Retrieved 8 October August 29, - The US Treasury Department rules that legally married same-sex couples will be treated as married for tax purposes, even if they live in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriage.