Category: Equal Marriage

German lawmakers pass marriage equality; Merkel votes no

German lawmakers pass marriage equality; Merkel votes no

Deutsche Welle reports: The German parliament, or Bundestag, on June 30 passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages in a snap vote that made it onto the agenda before the summer break after a surprise...

Appeals Court says N.C. may refuse to perform same sex marriages

Appeals Court says N.C. may refuse to perform same sex marriages

According to Michael Fitzgerald on Towleroad.com: An appeals court has rejected a challenge to a law allowing North Carolina magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. The 2015 law allows magistrates to recuse themselves...

Cincinnati leaders vote unanimously to name street for Jim Obergefell and his late husband

Cincinnati leaders vote unanimously to name street for Jim Obergefell and his late husband

According to JoeMyGod.com: Cincinnati’s ABC affiliate reports: The city honored the Cincinnati native who was the lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that declared same-sex marriage legal across the U.S.  City council members...

Nevada codifies same sex marriage into law

Nevada codifies same sex marriage into law

According to Nick Duffy on pinknews.co.uk: The Governor of Nevada has signed a bill that codifies same-sex unions into state law. It is approaching the second anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell...

Gallup: 64% of Americans favor marriage equality

Gallup: 64% of Americans favor marriage equality

Gallup reports: Sixty-four percent of U.S. adults say same-sex marriages should be recognized by the law as valid. Although not meaningfully different from the 61% last year, this is the highest percentage to date...