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Arkansas In re Winship Kolender v. Their choice is to join a battle they did not seek, or simply defer it, to their disadvantage. Kentucky : Several Kentucky counties and county clerks initially refused to marry same-sex couples, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis among them. While the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage throughout the United States, as of June 21,nine counties in Alabama and Texas still do not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Whalen, an associate solicitor general from Tennessee. Therefore, while those who oppose same-sex marriage have the right to espouse their own same sex marriage law unconstitutional in Berkeley, they should not have the right to deny same-sex couples access to the institution of marriage.
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Snyderthe Sixth Circuit ruled 2—1 that Ohio's ban on same-sex marriage did not violate the U. June 26, "The Court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. Whalen, an associate solicitor general from Tennessee.
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McGuiness found: The marriage statutes do not discriminate based on gender; the state's interests in "preserving the traditional definition of marriage" and "carrying out the expressed wishes of a majority of Californians" were sufficient to preserve the existing law; and challenges from the two groups opposed to same-sex marriage had to be dismissed because they lacked standing in any actual controversy on which the court could rule.
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