Recognition of marriage between persons of same gender prohibited. Marriage is a personal relation, between a man and a woman, arising out of a civil contract to which the consent of parties capable of making it is necessary. Note that tax returns had to be filed by April 15, After the unexpected decision by the US supreme court not to hear a series of appeals, same-sex marriage is now legal in 32 US states. District Court for the District of Colorado ruling in Burns v. Same-sex union legislation Same-sex union court cases Timeline of same-sex marriage Recognition of same-sex unions in Africa Recognition of same-sex unions in Asia Recognition of same-sex unions in Europe Recognition of same-sex unions in the Americas Recognition of same-sex unions in Oceania Marriage privatization Divorce of same-sex couples Domestic partnership Military policy Adoption Listings by country. No license shall be issued to persons to marry another person of the same sex and no same-sex marriage shall be recognized as entitled to the benefits of marriage.
Same-sex marriage in Washington.
List of U.S. state constitutional amendments banning same-sex unions by type
Same-sex marriage in Nevada. Definition, validity, and dissolution of marriage. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Marriage contract— Void marriages. Wisconsin Referendum 1 .
Any marriage between persons of the same sex or transsexuals contracted in other jurisdictions shall not be valid or given juridical recognition in Puerto Rico. The next year, a recall campaign by opponents of same-sex marriage forced three judges from the bench. A spouse refers only to a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or a wife. The uniting of two or more persons in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other quasi-marital relationship shall not be valid or recognized in South Dakota. Archived from the original on March 22,