January 3-December 30, In May ofTaiwan legalized same-sex marriage. Windsor and Hollingsworth v.
Supreme Court dismissed the case. Obergefell v. See also. He said there was no bias because men and women were affected equally by the ban on gay marriages. Retrieved November 7,
Those cases were resolved on June 26,and on November 13, Hawaii enacted the Hawaii Marriage Equality Actending its ban on same-sex marriage. The suit, while acknowledging that the state has the constitutional authority to limit marriage to opposite-sex couples, asserted that the state Constitution still mandates that same-sex couples be accorded equal treatment.
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Main article: Hawaii Constitutional Amendment 2. The lawsuit sought to prevent any government official from issuing a marriage license until the question of constitutionality was decided. Google Scholar.