Retrieved July 14, In JunePortugal became the eighth country to legalize same-sex marriage. True to their campaign promises, Hollande and the Socialists have pushed through a law that not only legalizes same-sex marriage but also gives gay and lesbian couples the right to adopt children—a provision that has drawn especially strong criticism from French Catholic leaders.
The law allowed the marriages of Belgian same-sex couples and recognized as married those from other countries where same-sex marriage was legal.
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Even before the Obergefell v. On March 18,the New Same sex marriage uruguay in New Hampshire House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted in a deadlocked vote to send a same-sex marriage bill, HBto the floor of the House of Representatives. Couples who had New Hampshire Civil Unions would be able to apply for a marriage license, however if they didn't apply for a marriage certificate their civil unions would automatically be converted to marriages on January 1, The bill was signed into law by the Governor in August and went into effect 60 days later i.
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Views Read Edit View history. Same-sex marriages began on January 1, Civil unions took place throughout New Hampshire just after midnight on January 1, On March 13,the New Hampshire Senate unanimously approved a constitutional amendment that would have prohibited discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Retrieved Domestic partnerships legalized:. In Maythe New Hampshire General Court passed a bill to implement a clear minimum age of 16 with no exceptions. The largest gathering occurred in Concordon the steps of the State House.
Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights. Uruguay is among the most secular countries in Latin America. In , lawmakers defeated an effort by the ruling Conservative Party of Canada to reconsider the issue, leaving the law unchanged.