On June 26, , the U. The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized gay marriage nationwide, including in the 14 states that did not previously allow gays and lesbians to wed. As we approach the fourth anniversary of the ruling, here are five key facts about same-sex marriage:. Around four-in-ten U.
Poll: Approval of same-sex marriage in U.S. reaches new high
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Republish our articles for free, online or in print, under Creative Commons licence. It was expected the Australian Electoral Commission AEC would run the vote, not the body responsible for the five-yearly census. By giving the job to the ABS, the government has sidestepped questions about its constitutional authority to pay for an AEC-run plebiscite. But it has opened up new avenues of legal challenge and established a process that lacks legitimacy. Further reading: Explainer: with no free vote for now, where next for marriage equality? On Wednesday, Treasurer Scott Morrison directed the Australian Statistician to ask the ABS to collect statistical information about the proportion of electors who are for or against the law being changed to allow same-sex couples to marry. This information is to be requested on a voluntary basis.
Fox News Poll: Record number favors same-sex marriage
Scenes of joy in Dublin Castle on May 23rd felt like a kind of secular Pentecost. Comment: If we love equality, Eighth Amendment is first obstacle that needs to go. Analysis: Voters take their cue from unenthusiastic, distracted politicians. Two applications for leave to bring petitions against referendum result due in High Court. Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes the raised awareness of issues faced by gay people.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. More than two-thirds of Americans say they support same-sex marriage, according to a new Gallup poll published Wednesday. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.