Recognition of same-sex couples in national immigration laws. Reagan made the comment in response to a questionnaire from the conservative publishers of the Presidential Biblical Scoreboard, a magazine-type compilation of past statements and voting records of national candidates. The ancient Law of Moses the Torah forbids men lying with men intercourse in Leviticus 18 and gives a story of attempted homosexual rape in Genesis in the story of Sodom and Gomorrahthe cities being soon destroyed after that. A statute legalized adoption by same-sex spouses. A decade later, the parliament passed a measure allowing gay couples to adopt children.
Rather, anthropological research supports the conclusion that a vast array of family types, including families built upon same-sex partnerships, can contribute to stable and humane societies.
Here's a list of countries where same-sex marriages are legal and illegal
On 25 Februarythe Italian Senate passed a bill allowing civil unions with senators in favour and 73 against. However, given the nature of the ruling, judges and courts throughout Mexico must approve any application for a same-sex marriage. Some states had legalized same-sex marriage by more than one of the three actions. Pathologization or attempted treatment of sexual orientation by mental health professionals illegal since Previously, she said, "Marriage equality, I believe we have to make it happen. Retrieved 25 June In Marchthe Swiss Federal Council released a governmental report about marriage and new rights for families.
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