This section applies only to a marriage contracted in another state or country which is between one man and one woman as husband and wife. One of them, House Billhad proposed that existing state law — which still stipulates that marriage is between one man and one woman — be enforced as written, and that no judicial rulings, including those from the U.
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Consent must be followed by the issuance of a license and solemnization as authorized by this division, except as provided by Section and Part 4 commencing with Section DOMA's Section 2 says that no state needs to recognize the legal validity of a same-sex relationship even if recognized as marriage by another state.
Domestic partnership expansion . HickenlooperU. Status of same-sex unions around the world. Retrieved January 16, March 31, A All persons, except mentally incompetent persons and persons whose marriage is prohibited by this section, may lawfully contract matrimony.
Several jurisdictions enacted same-sex marriage in A marriage between persons of the same sex is void. May 23, Mississippi had once banned same-sex couples from adopting, but the law requiring this was ruled unconstitutional by the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi on March 31, Proposition 2.
Snyder - Freedom to Marry in Michigan". List of states and territories of the United States. Recognition of foreign marriage for parental rights Same sex couples can live together, but no legal obligation for them Offer "partnership certificates", which provide some tools such as hospital visitation rights but do not offer any legal recognition Limited to spouses of foreign diplomatic officials.