Same-sex couples are now able to file joint state tax returns, take spousal deductions on state income taxes, exclude employer contributions for health insurance, exempt property from the state estate tax, and receive other tax benefits previously available only to opposite-sex couples. Equality On Trial.
Hawaii News Now. California starts registering domestic partners.
Washington state, Maine, and Maryland legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. Deseret News. Thursday's ruling apparently invalidates those laws as well. Retrieved November 4,
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Arizona voters are the first to defeat a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage among 20 states that have voted on such bans. Archived from the original on May 13, Voters in Minnesota reject a constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex marriage. Chris Gregoire, seated, with legislators and supporters after signing a bill allowing gay marriage.