Marriage Section 1. Only a union of one man and one woman shall be valid or recognized as a marriage in this state. Politics The Trail. May 8, The decision said: "For purposes of analyzing the effects of the exemption program, we hold that committed same-sex domestic partners who would enter into marriages recognized in Alaska if they could are similarly situated to those opposite-sex couples who, by marrying, have entered into domestic partnerships formally recognized in Alaska".
It is the strong public policy of this state only to recognize as valid marriages from other states that are between a man and a woman. Main article: Same-sex marriage in Arizona.
Hamby 14A November 22, But everything was on hold pending emergency action from the justices.
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Her second comment may seem odd because one of the main results of Measure 2 was to prevent same-sex parents from marrying and obtaining the security, status, and protections of marriage for all members of their family, including their children. Vital notes. Commentators speculated whether the high court's eventual decision would make marriage available to same-sex couples across the entire country.
Section 7. Supreme Court rules that state prohibitions on same-sex marriage are inconsistent with freedom, justice, liberty and equality. The judge said it was preferable the voters or the legislature decide such matters as defining marriage, but concluded "that ship has sailed.
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