After Sharon Kowalski was seriously injured in a car accident, her partner, Karen Thompson, spent nearly a decade fighting with Ms. A similar case involving only veterans benefits, Cardona v. New York: Penguin. In the past, he said he opposed gay marriage but supported civil unions New Mexico law defines marriage as a contract between contracting parties but does not mention gender.
Homosexuality is incompatible with military service. Retrieved January 23, Archived from the original on July 24, Among the earliest were Leonard Matlovichwho fought to remain in the Air Force after coming out in and Perry Watkinswho was drafted in despite disclosing his homosexuality on his induction papers.
A US federal appeals court has ordered the US government to immediately cease enforcing the two federal courts ruled the ban on openly gay on openly gay members of the military, a move that could speed the end of the year-old rule.
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Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Chris Christie continues to oppose allowing gay marriage in the state. The bill won passage two weeks ago in the state House on a vote. At that time, no state permitted gays and lesbians to marry.
The House had passed the bill Tuesday. It's an attempt to do what backers couldn't do in ensure that Arizona's existing law banning same-sex marriages will not be overturned by a judge