True to their campaign promises, Hollande and the Socialists have pushed through a law that not only legalizes same-sex marriage but also gives gay and lesbian couples the right to adopt children—a provision that has drawn especially strong criticism from French Catholic leaders.
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Trouw in Dutch. The couple can record a contract samenlevingscontract with a notary to receive some limited financial benefits, including for tax and pension purposes. When necessary to implement the rights and responsibilities of spouses under the law, all gender-specific language or terms shall be construed in a gender-neutral manner in all such sources of law.
Notwithstanding minimal concern over possible exceptions for advancing compelling government interests, the church autonomy doctrine will be strongly protective of pastors being forced to perform same-sex marriages. Amsterdam Gay Pride. Section Equal access to marriage. Same-sex marriage in the Netherlands has been legal since 1 April Retrieved 4 April
Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees it throughout the country. Isaac Davison reports. In JulyArgentina became the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage. At least ten other countries in Central and Eastern Europe have such prohibitions.
Back to top Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships in Pennsylvania The Pennsylvania case that essentially made same-sex marriage into law does not reference civil unions or domestic partnerships.
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