Same-Sex Marriage Bans Injust one year after the historic Stonewall Riots that galvanized the gay rights movement, law student Richard Baker and librarian James McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minnesota. Research Areas U. California Ballot Initiative: Thirteen additional states took the same step inandbringing the total number of states with amendments prohibiting gay marriage to These primary hypotheses are accompanied by four parallel secondary hypotheses for comparable short-term and long-term effects following implementation of strong same sex union laws providing most or all of the benefits of marriage excepting the term marriage, and for weak same sex union laws providing a small subset of the benefits of marriage. Hinduismwithout a sole leader or hierarchyallowed some Hindus to accept the practice while others were virulently opposed.
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Elsewhere, Bermuda legalized same-sex marriage inbut the following year it passed a bill that replaced such marriages with domestic partnerships. Technical Report November, Williams Institute. Email correspondence, Connecticut Department of Public Health.