Tuccille From the July issue. She adds that not all countries that allow same-sex marriage allow couples to jointly adopt and cautions against equating the right to marry with freedom from discrimination. Mary Bishop, second from left, and Sharon Baldwin, right, celebrate with family and friends following their wedding ceremony on the courthouse steps in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on October 6, Donna Nesselbush, right, embraces a supporter after the Marriage Equality Act was signed into law at the statehouse in Providence on May 2, California's approval, inof an initiative legalizing doctor-recommended marijuana proved seminal; four more states followed inand in the s the trickle became a flood. The law goes into effect in August 1, Just 31 percent of people in China, 30 percent in Malaysia, and 14 percent in Indonesia say same-sex marriage should be legal, according to ILGA.
Same-sex marriage became legal in Taiwan in Mayas the legislature implemented a ruling the top court issued two years earlier.
The state immediately appeals the ruling, but Bataillon denies a stay. Since July, Hanes has issued licenses to couples, despite a Pennsylvania law defining marriage as between a man and a woman. The ruling allows same-sex marriages to continue while the appeal goes forward.
Bush announces support for a federal constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.