The uniting of two persons of the same sex in a civil union, domestic partnership, or other similar same-sex relationship shall not be valid or recognized in Nebraska. Passage of the proposed Amendment failed yea votes to nay votes, where yea votes two-thirds are required for passage. Hodges that the fundamental right of same-sex couples to marry on the same terms and conditions as opposite-sex couples, with all the accompanying rights and responsibilities, is guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. He cites the following facts: Oral arguments in the appeal are held in Marchwith a ruling expected by late June.
As ofbills have been introduced in Virginia and other states to legislatively repeal the null-and-void amendments.
U.S. state constitutional amendments banning same-sex unions
Use mdy dates from December Articles needing additional references from January All articles needing additional references. The former gave the Hawaii state legislature the authority to ban same-sex marriages but did not explicitly make such unions unconstitutional. Retrieved January 6, To be valid or recognized in this State, a marriage may exist only between one man and one woman. Retrieved June 16, Explicit use of et al. Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.
Virginia's amendment prevents the state from recognizing private contracts that "approximate" marriage. Schwarzeneggerfinding Proposition 8 unconstitutional. Opponents of the FMA argued that no federal court has ever ordered a state to permit same-sex marriage. Retrieved January 6, That amendment, which has not been introduced by any member of Congress, states: Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage on June 26,