The New Hampshire Supreme Court released an opinion on June 3, In Re Estate of David J. Bourassa that clarified the requirements for Common Law Marriage in
Same-sex adoption laws have come a long way in the United States. For many years, same-sex couples could not adopt together due to discrimination and adoption requirements that they couldn’t legally meet.
In response to court action in a number of states, the United States federal government and a number of state legislatures passed or attempted to pass legislation either prohibiting or allowing same-sex marriage or other types of same-sex unions.
May 17, 2004 · Same-sex couples ready to make history in Massachusetts First state in U.S. to allow such unions
Committee on Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth Mandate. The committee assists the bishops, both collectively and individually, in advancing the vocation and mission of the lay faithful, of married couples and families, lay ecclesial ministers, and of people.
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Winning in the States. The marriage movement secured state victories by every possible means – with legislative measures, litigation, and, critically, at the ballot.
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v.
While gay international adoption is difficult and restricted in many countries, it is possible. Here’s a list of countries that allow same-sex adoption.