The law grants same-sex couples who marry all the rights and responsibilities enjoyed by heterosexual couples, including the right to adopt children. Legal, surgery not required. It passed despite resistance from members of the Christian Democratic Party and the Progress Party, as well as a public controversy over state funding for fertility treatments for lesbian couples.
South Dakota law permits adoption agencies to choose not to place children in certain homes if it would violate the agency's religious or moral convictions. Watermark prints up to 20, copies every other Thursday, and distributes them in more than locations throughout Orlando, Tampa Bay, Sarasota and throughout the state.
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Supreme Court based on their extreme personal views. President Tsai Ing-wen called it "a big step towards true equality. He said Coach Spanton plans to resume football practice on Monday. The Andean state's top court ruled to allow two gay couples to marry in June.
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Show 25 25 50 All. In Aprilthe Swedish parliament voted by an overwhelming majority to legalize same-sex marriage. Sign in My Account Subscribe. June 28, The day before, the measure had won final passage in the British Parliament after months of debate.
This state does not provide any legal protections from discrimination based upon sexual orientation or gender identification.
Same-sex couples could register with a city clerk and formally assume joint responsibility for a household. Limited to residency rights for foreign spouses of EU citizens. Mallory noted that a slight bump in licenses issued in the first month is expected.