Gay Marriage

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A legally or socially recognized marriage between two persons of the same biological sex or social gender
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In September 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Defense of Marriage Act, which essentially eliminated the possibility that gay marriage would be legalized in one fell swoop at the federal level.
Polls found that while people generally were more favorable toward gays, gay marriage gave them the heebie-jeebies.
It also warned that in spite of ministerial assurances that churches would not have to conduct gay marriages, it would be "very doubtful" whether limiting same-sex couples to non-religious ceremonies would withstand a challenge at the European Court of Human Rights.
According to the study, media commentators who support gay marriage -- Rachel Maddow and Chris Matthews, for instance -- spent more time discussing the issue than opponents like Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh.
Supreme Court has cleared the way for gay marriage in Alabama, there is little reason not to allow same-sex marriages to begin in Texas, attorneys for two gay couples told a federal appeals court Thursday.
Freedom to Marry founder Evan Wolfson will make two appearances in Eugene on Wednesday to speak about the future of gay marriage.
Assemblywoman Audra Strickland, R-Westlake Village, who opposes gay marriage, said she thinks Kramer's decision will be overturned on appeal.
However, the singer had previously said he won't get married until gay marriage is legal in his own country.
org issue website, presents 26 compelling pro and con arguments related to the question "Should gay marriage be legal?
Patrick, the state's first black governor who last year helped quash a proposed ballot question that would have reinstated the ban on gay marriage, said the law has "outlived its usefulness.
Topping Romney's list, of course, was gay marriage, which he ranked ahead of jihadists, the Asian challenge to America's economy, excessive government spending, and our overconsumption of oil on his list of top five issues facing America.
The region's lawmakers came down along similar lines on the almost equally contentious issue of gay marriage.