The couples claim that denial of a marriage license violates their constitutional due process and equal protection rights. Terms will be for one year commencing on August 1. The DOMA argument followed Tuesday's case over California's ban on same-sex marriage, a case in which the justices indicated they might avoid a major national ruling on whether gays and lesbians have a right to marry.
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Bush and then became his Solicitor General -- and David Boies -- who, ironically, represented Al Gore in the disputed presidential contest -- the leading gay rights organizations, joined by the ACLU, came out against the lawsuit. In Junefollowing the U.
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Tepler , it allowed a woman to pursue a medical practice claim for the loss of income and companionship based on the care her female partner received between and Retrieved September 12, Archived from the original on March 5, In every state that same-sex marriage is allowed, Massachusetts, Vermont and Iowa, the people have not had a chance to decide.
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