That argument, however, has already begun to show weaknesses. He argued that same-sex marriage was not recognized even in many Western countries, which are considered much more liberal in social issues than China. In the United States, for example, legislation to prevent adoption by LGBT people has been introduced in many jurisdictions; such efforts have largely been defeated.
In spite of vigorous opposition from the Catholic Church and evangelical Protestant churches, the measure passed both houses of the Argentine legislature and was signed into law by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Ina man filed a challenge against Georgia's same-sex marriage ban, arguing that while the Civil Code of Georgia states that marriage is explicitly between a man and a woman; the Constitution does not reference gender in its section on marriage.
The Scottish Government conducted a three-month-long consultation that Gay Partners and it allows them to make a more on 9 December Previously, an LGBT individual was able to adopt children, but same-sex couples could not adopt jointly. Times of Malta.
Israel previously allowed limited co-guardianship rights for non-biological parents. On 7 Junethe Folketing Danish Parliament approved new laws regarding same-sex civil and religious marriage. The law also allows the recognition in France of same-sex couples' marriages that occurred abroad before the bill's enactment.
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The AP Stylebook recommends the usage of the phrase marriage for gays and lesbians or the term gay marriage in space-limited headlines. Malta has recognized same-sex unions since April , following the enactment of the Civil Unions Act , first introduced in September So the Treasury data is most likely undercounting same-sex marriages in more than a dozen states that did not recognize such marriages before the Obergefell decision.
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