International organizations, including the United Nations, have issued resolutions in support of LGBT rights, but human rights groups say these organizations have limited power to enforce these newly recognized rights. A federal district court in California rules that Proposition 8 violates the U. Marriages between persons of the same sex 1 Marriages between persons of the same sex entered into in any jurisdiction, whether within or outside the State of Florida, the United States, or any other jurisdiction, either domestic or foreign, or any other place or location, or relationships between persons of the same sex which are treated as marriages in any jurisdiction, whether within or outside the State of Florida, the United States, or any other jurisdiction, either domestic or foreign, or any other place or location, are not recognized for any purpose in this state. Archived copy as title All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Webarchive template other archives CS1 maint: According to David MixnerClinton's support for the compromise led to a heated dispute with Vice President Al Gore, who felt that "the President should lift the ban Same-sex marriage in Texas.
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The Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, handing gay rights advocates their biggest victory yet.