Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U. Evans usually votes with the Assembly's conservative bloc, and Flynn usually votes with the liberal bloc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved October 9, On October 13, the state asked the district court to issue a stay pending appeal, which was denied. Same sex marriage legal since Hamby v. A bill to place such an amendment on the ballot in November stalled in the state Legislature.
The bill passed the House in February
Anchorage Assembly passes LGBT rights law
The Assembly narrowly rejected Assembly Chair Dick Traini's proposals to extend the city's existing religious preference law to "nonprofit affiliates," such as Providence Alaska Medical Center, and to add language that would prevent employers from firing employees for expressing religious views. Rights and responsibilities of marriages in the United States. We expect our office will be busy tomorrow [October 13] but we will make every effort to help customers as quickly as possible. Ayagigux and tayagigux have historically played certain important communal roles. Bans on same-sex unions State constitutional amendments Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships State statutes Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships Bathrooms Sodomy.
Parnell that Alaska's statutory and constitutional bans on same-sex marriage violated the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the United States Constitution. Views Read Edit View history. It passed its first reading in the House on January Recent opinion polls have shown increasing levels of support for LGBT rights and same-sex marriage. The new local civil rights ordinance, the first of its kind in Alaska, will take effect as soon as it is signed by Assembly Chair Dick Traini, with the Assembly rejecting an amendment to require a public advisory vote in April. University of Michigan Press,