The White House. See also. Several of his federal appointments have also, subsequently, announced they will uphold same-sex marriage and enforce the Supreme Court ruling, while still being personally against same-sex marriage,  namely Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
The law only applies to England and Wales because Scotland and Northern Ireland are semi-autonomous and have separate legislative bodies to decide many domestic issues, including the definition of marriage.
Two bipartisan bills in Congress are pushing back against the ban. June 27, On April 28,Colombia became the fourth country in Catholic-majority South America to legalize same-sex marriage, following Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. Inthe Byrd Jr. Retrieved February 2, This list will be updated as things change.
Retrieved February 23, Pence has long opposed the expansion of LGBT rights throughout his political career. Netherlands Holland has full marriage and registered partnership rights for same sex or opposite sex couples. June 27, In JulyArgentina became the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage.
Officials in American Samoa discussed whether the ruling applies to the territory; currently same-sex marriages are neither licensed nor recognized there. Uruguay legalized same-sex marriage in August
Several states pass initiatives to ban same-sex marriages. Windsor , leading to federal recognition of same-sex marriage, with federal benefits for married couples connected to either the state of residence or the state in which the marriage was solemnized.
Windsor , the Bureau began recording married same-sex households in its Same-Sex Couples report. On June 26, , the Supreme Court ruled by a vote in the case of Pavan v. Retrieved December 20,