Retrieved June 2, That ruling led to federal and state actions to explicitly abridge marriage on the basis of sex in order to prevent the marriages of same-sex couples from being recognized by law, the most prominent of which was the federal DOMA. The Population Reference Bureau reported that by Octoberapproximatelysame-sex marriages had taken place in the United States. Armenia Estonia Israel Mexico 1 Netherlands 2. Please zoom out to view Alaska and Hawaii.
But other states had already placed statutory and constitutional bans on same-sex marriage.
The 13 states that still ban same-sex marriage
Same-sex marriage ban overturned, decision stayed indefinitely. Retrieved June 2, Same-sex marriage ban struck down. United States state-related lists. John Baldacci the bill that the state Senate passed to affirm the right of same-sex couples to marry. A marriage between persons of the same sex is void.
That decision also will be part of the U. Retrieved October 6, Same-sex marriage in Maryland. While the state ban is in effect, officials in the St. Mark Kirk Endorses Marriage Equality".