The second case involves California's Proposition 8, a referendum that abolished same-sex marriage after the state's highest court ruled it legal. Archived from the original on March 22, Retrieved January 16, February 1, The stance began an internal process over time that was by his admission, anything but smooth.
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Highbeam Research. October 6, Only recognized by the state and federal governments. Cambridge University Press.
Obama-Biden Transition Project. This marked the first Pew poll where a majority of Baby Boomers supported same-sex marriage, and where a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents did not oppose same-sex marriage. Watch them do their homework.
The ruling says that the parallel label "civil unions," which the state already allows, is illegally preventing same-sex couples from getting federal benefits. The poll found that opposition to same-sex marriage had fallen slightly, as other polls found a sharper dip.
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According to a General Accounting Office study, at least 1, U. Connecticut becomes the second state to approve same-sex unions. Gay rights groups had privately urged Obama and his top aides to go beyond his previous personal rhetoric in support of the right, and come down "on the side of history" in this legal struggle.
The same-sex couples in all these cases asked the U.