Adam and Steve: Getting used to gay unions. Almost there: Australian voters approve gay marriage. Daily chart: Attitudes to same-sex relationships around the world.
Scenes of joy in Dublin Castle on May 23rd felt like a kind of secular Pentecost. Comment: If we love equality, Eighth Amendment is first obstacle that needs to go. Analysis: Voters take their cue from unenthusiastic, distracted politicians.
Your web browser is no longer supported. To improve your experience update it here. News LGBT marriage equality.
At least we have Scheer's reasons on the record. We cannot say the same for most Liberal MPs, like Goodale, who opposed same-sex marriage in the past. PM Malcolm Turnbull, a vocal advocate of marriage equality, called on lawmakers to heed the 'overwhelming' result and to commit to legislate for gay marriage.
News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. The leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reaffirmed the religion's opposition to gay marriage Tuesday, while explaining that leaders lifted a short-lived ban on baptisms for children of gay parents because they felt the "heartache" it caused. The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom.
Edition: Available editions United States. Articles Contributors Links Articles on Same-sex marriage Displaying 1 - 20 of articles Nurses in November expressed support for a ballot proposition to limit what California state agencies pay for prescription drugs. But that led to the Brexit mess in the UK.
The dismissal is based on the lack of legal standing by petitioner Jesus Falcis. Falcis and his co-counsels are held liable for indirect contempt. Applicants for a Supreme Court vacancy are asked for their opinions on polarizing legal issues.
A large and growing body of scientific evidence indicates that the intact, married family is best for children. If we were asked to design a system for making sure that children's basic needs were met, we would probably come up with something quite similar to the two-parent ideal. Such a design, in theory, would not only ensure that children had access to the time and money of two adults, it also would provide a system of checks and balances that promoted quality parenting.
Same-sex marriagethe practice of marriage between two men or between two women. Although same-sex marriage has been regulated through law, religion, and custom in most countries of the world, the legal and social responses have ranged from celebration on the one hand to criminalization on the other. Some scholars, most notably the Yale professor and historian John Boswell —94have argued that same-sex unions were recognized by the Roman Catholic Church in medieval Europe, although others have disputed this claim.