Retrieved March 1, The law went into effect on June 29, Chad Biggs, left, and Chris Creech say their wedding vows at the Wake County Courthouse in Raleigh, North Carolina, on October 10,after a federal judge ruled that same-sex marriage can begin in the state. Also, the US Supreme Court rejects Alaska's request to delay enforcement of the court's ruling on same-sex marriage. Tauro " PDF. Retrieved 20 December Official notices, requiring compliance with the ruling, were sent out to various governmental departments that same day.
The Governor of Vermont had previously vetoed the measure, but the veto was overridden by the Legislature.
Retrieved June 26, Cyprus Mail. It begins with the history of same-sex unions during ancient times, which consisted of unions ranging from informal and temporary relationships to highly ritualized unions, and continues to modern-day state-recognized same-sex marriage.