Follow NBC News. But not all was well in Alabama more than a month after the Obergefell ruling. The bill now heads to the Senate. In Marchthe state House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill by a vote of to abolish the gay panic defence.
Both couples are now married. State officials might want to be careful about taking advice from Paxton.
Inthe U. Abolition of the gay panic defense. But, remarkably, a handful of probate judges continued to hold out. Phil Bryant also indicated a desire to ignore the marriage ruling for the time being. Marriage equality is now the law of the land in the United States — a fact that is not sitting well with the Religious Right.
Wade and will further plunge the Supreme Court into public disrepute.
Three other married same-gender couples, and their children, were later added as Plaintiffs; the State Governor and Attorney General were the named defendants. District Court Judge David L. USA Today. Oral arguments in the case were held on August 6,
In , a statute was enacted, providing for imprisonment of between one and ten years for sodomy, whether heterosexual or homosexual. Both parties are legally capable of entering into a marriage relationship; that is, both are of legal age and neither is legally married to someone else at the time.
Marriage ID Requirement Iowa: Both parties and the witness will need to provide photo identification. Kansas Gov. March 8,