Marriage Licenses

Some articles on marriage licenses, licenses, marriage:

Same-sex Marriage In Oregon - Same-sex Marriages in 2004 - Supreme Court Review
... argued that Multnomah County lacked the authority to issue same-sex marriage licenses and that Ballot Measure 36 was retroactive, making the issue of those licenses moot ... The Defense of Marriage Coalition argued that Measure 36 was not retroactive, there had been no constitutional violation of the rights of same-sex couples, and Multnomah County did not have the authority ... violation of the Oregon Constitution and that all marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples were void when issued ...
Recognition Of Same-sex Unions In New Mexico - Sandoval Marriages, 2004
... with two children, began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, claiming legal justification for her action because New Mexico marriage law does not mention gender ... The Sandoval County courthouse was quickly thronged by same-sex couples applying for marriage licenses as the story was broadcast nationwide by the news media ... The number of marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples was reported by various news sources as 64, 66, 67, or 68, but a suit filed against Dunlap in July by the attorney ...
Mayoralty Of Gavin Newsom - Same-sex Marriage
... decided to act on the issue of same sex marriage when he attended the 2004 State of the Union Address as a guest of Nancy Pelosi ... for a constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage ... to gather background information and to explore how the city could start issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples without alerting the media ...
Same-sex Marriage In Massachusetts - History
... successfully argued that denying gay couples equal marriage rights was unconstitutional ... The court specified that the original marriage law banned homosexuals from marrying partners of the same sex as themselves ... ("Here, no one argues that striking down the marriage laws is an appropriate form of relief.") ...

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