Same-sex marriage in the U. The Vermont legislation was a result of the state Supreme Court ruling in Baker v. The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. Same-Sex Marriage: On the same date, Minnesota voters voted against a constitutional prohibition of same-sex marriages.
Israel recognizes same-sex marriages performed in other countries, and same-sex couples enjoy civil benefits, including residency permits for the partners of Israeli citizens.
Voters upheld the law and same-sex marriages began on Dec. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry. Retrieved October 20, December 29,
July 9, - A state judge in Colorado strikes down Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage.