Archived PDF from the original on 4 October November 4, - Voters in California approve Proposition 8, which will amend the state's constitution to ban same-sex marriage. The bill passed the Senate by 43 votes to 12 on 29 Novemberwith none of the amendments providing further protections and exemptions being accepted.
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This is the first time same-sex marriage has been approved by a popular vote in the United States. Essential Media Communications. Longer lockdown, 'social bubbles' and everything else you missed from Victoria's restrictions announcement.
March 3, - The Alabama Supreme Court orders probate judges to discontinue issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Neighboring Benton County follows on March David Norris, Mary Robinson and a team had spent years processing it through the courts.
July 23, - A federal judge rules that Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. Same-sex couples get their marriage licenses at the Oakland County Courthouse in Pontiac, Michigan, on March 22,a day after a federal judge overturned Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.
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Greenwich, Alex; Robinson, Shirleene BBC News. Retrieved 10 October July 9, - Judge Joseph Tauro of Massachusetts rules that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional because it interferes with a state's right to define marriage. September 14, - The Massachusetts Legislature rejects a proposed amendment to its state constitution to ban same-sex marriages.