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gamophobia.

marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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The decision to repeal the marriage law was made a month ago.
Despite being the largest minority, Hindus do not have a marriage law in Pakistan.
Because only heterosexual couples can produce children, it is in the states' interest to make marriage laws that encourage those couples to enter a union that supports raising children.
As persons of faith, we welcome this further development in our marriage law, which has evolved over the centuries in response to changes in society and in scientific knowledge.
Innis indeed did speak out in the effort to prevent repeal of NH's gay marriage law a couple years back, but elsewhere he's been AWOL.
Qortbawi's project law remains a preliminary step on the path towards endorsing the civil marriage law in Lebanon, for it does not tackle the effects of divorce, inheritance and so on and so forth.
The agency says it has begun reviewing its policies in light of the new marriage law, and intends to restructure its policies to allow the inmates to marry.
Supreme Court's major gay rights opinions will not change marriage law in Texas, the rulings have raised questions over how the federal government will treat couples who are legally married but move to states that don't recognize their marriage, like Texas.
The police said they arrested 96 hardline opponents to the gay marriage law following the end of the demonstration.
The Times of Malta reported that Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said he will be asking the Vatican to discuss revising the 1992 church-state agreement, including ending the subordination of Malta's civil marriage law to the church's Ecclesiastical Tribunal.
In this conversation at the Commonwealth Club, he reflects on his work and what lies ahead for the gay marriage law at the Supreme Court.