Former President Barack Obama and Taylor Swift were among those who recorded congratulatory messages marking the occasion. Cooper" PDF. Civil unions and registered partnerships. This comes after the U. The Democratically-controlled House of Representatives passed the legislation more than a year ago but it has stalled in the Republican-controlled Senate.
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Supreme Court said all 50 states must recognize marriages between same-sex couples. Among them are the two men who may face off for governor in Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. Each dissenting justice also wrote his own opinion.
District Judge William Osteen lifted those stays and invited plaintiffs' attorneys to present the court with a motion to rule North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Degree of recognition unknown.
Dave DeWitt. It's a big responsibility. This comes after a two-year battle in the courts and one week of high anticipation. Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases.
Notes Performed statewide in 18 states and Mexico Cityin certain municipalities in three other states, and recognized by all states in such cases. Carol Jackson.
In , Buncombe County became the 4th North Carolina county to allow domestic partnership benefits. New York Times. June 3,