Washington state, Maine, and Maryland legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote. In Wyomingon October 17, U. Marriage is between a man and woman. June 25, - An appeals court strikes down Utah's ban on same-sex marriage. That decision also will be part of the U. Retrieved November 14, Cole overturned West Virginia's statutory ban on same-sex marriage on November 7,
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December 7, - The US Supreme Court announces it will hear two constitutional challenges to state and federal laws dealing with the recognition of gay and lesbian couples to legally wed. Retrieved March 5, Florida began allowing same-sex marriages after a federal judge struck down the state's ban. November 12, - A South Carolina federal judge strikes down the state's ban on same-sex marriage, delaying the effective date until November 20, allowing time for an appeal by the state's attorney general. Amy Klein-Matheny, left, and her wife, Jennifer, exchange vows in Iowa after same-sex couples were allowed to marry there with an April 3,court ruling. District Court Judge Bernard A. Local officials issued some marriage licenses following the state court decision, but the state Supreme Court blocked the issuance of more licenses pending its review of the case.
Young ruled that Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Retrieved December 20, Retrieved January 20, May 9, - An Arkansas state judge declares the state's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional. Technicality delays county's appeal". California passes a domestic partnership law which provides same-sex partners with almost all the rights and responsibilities as spouses in civil marriages.