It highlights resources available through the library and also offers a list of current civil rights organizations. Texas Proposition 8 Obergefell v. The Timeline: - A same-sex couple in Minnesota applies for a marriage license.
They are denied and their case goes to the state Supreme Court. Nebraska voters approve a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage - Nevada votes to approve a state constitutional ban on same-sex marriage - A proposed amendment to the federal Constitution is introduced to the House of Representatives.
It would define marriage as only between a man and a woman.
Same-sex marriage is legal in the U.S. state of California. The state first issued marriage . Schwarzenegger had stated months before that he would veto AB 43 on the grounds that the issue at hand had already been voted on by California by . Proposition 8, known informally as Prop 8, was a California ballot proposition and a state constitutional amendment passed in the November California state elections. The proposition was created by opponents of same-sex marriage in advance .. vetoed legislative bills that would recognize same-sex marriage in California.
The U. Supreme Court decides Lawrence v. Texas , striking down sodomy law and enshrining a broad constitutional right to sexual privacy. California passes a domestic partnership law which provides same-sex partners with almost all the rights and responsibilities as spouses in civil marriages.
President Bush states that he wants marriage reserves for heterosexuals and the Massachusetts Supreme Court hands down a decision that makes Massachusetts the first state to legalize gay marriage. Portland, Oregon also begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
While San Francisco is told to halt same-sex unions, Oregon takes the more drastic step of halting all marriages until the state decides who can and cannot wed. The proposed constitutional amendment with the same-sex ban dies in the U. Senate after testimony against it from conservative politicians. Former SF Wells Fargo teller alleges manager drugged, raped her. Shooting on Market St.
Airline strike causes SFO cancellation. Teens accused of pushing log off cliff may face murder charge.
Vermont in had become the first state to allow civil unions for gay couples. After the state legislature passed the measure, Governor Jim Douglas vetoed it. Legislators then voted to override his veto.
Because the District of Columbia is not a state, the legislation required congressional approval. In early , efforts to block the law were unsuccessful and it took effect that March.
The law takes effect on August 1. The law takes effect on July 1.
The bill was approved and takes effect on August 1.