On February 5,the Mississippi House of Representatives passed the bill. No state currently allows such marriages. GS But if Hawaii were to recognize gay marriages, the decision would have implications nationwide. Voters in Minnesota reject a constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex marriage.
The decision also makes it likely that the Supreme Court will soon rule on the constitutionality of gay marriage bans.
Section 5a. A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized. No state constitutional amendment banning legal recognition of same-sex unions. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Minnesota.
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Mississippi has been required to recognize adoption rights for same-sex couples since a federal court ruling in March struck down a statutory ban on same-sex couples adopting children jointly.
PL Main article: Same-sex marriage in Maine. Reeves said that the recusals on religious grounds granted by the Religious Liberty Accommodations Act , violated Obergefell v. Requisites of marriage; solemnization. Each of the couples was raising two children and one couple was previously married in Maine.