Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal jurisdictions Theoretical: Same-sex marriage gains traction across the country: Views Read Edit View history. West Virginia. A marriage that is otherwise valid shall be valid regardless of whether the parties to the marriage are of the same or different sex.
A study by the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health found that gay men in Massachusetts visited health clinics significantly less often following the legalization of same-sex marriage in that state.
No official or court of the state of Louisiana shall construe this constitution or any state law to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any member of a union other than the union of one man and one woman. Same-sex marriage law in the United States by state. It would be a mistake to interpret its opposition to a death penalty resolution to a change in policy. Journalists identified six suicides among this population.
In total ten states legalized same-sex marriage through legislation without judicial order.