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Degree of recognition unknown. They overwhelmingly endorsed a ban on gay marriage Tuesday, giving it 81 percent approval. Schwarzenegger ] is certain to be appealed to the Ninth U.
AbercrombieF. Kitzhaber that Oregon's state constitutional amendment banning such marriages discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the Federal Constitution. State of Oregon et al". Main article: Oregon Ballot Measure Retrieved October 10,
July 18, - House Rejects Constitutional Amendment to Ban Gay Marriage "The House on Tuesday rejected a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, ending for another year a congressional debate that supporters of the ban hope will still reverberate in this fall's election.
This decision will end the patchwork system we currently have. Another case, from New York, challenges a federal law [ the Defense of Marriage Act ] that requires the federal government to deny benefits to gay and lesbian couples married in states that allow such unions.
On May 21, , the Defense of Marriage Coalition received approval for the language of a proposed initiative to prohibit same-sex marriage.