On 19 Junethe Supreme Court of the Philippines heard oral arguments in a case seeking to legalise same-sex marriage in the Philippines. Though same-sex marriage continues to be politically divisive, Figure 2 shows that the support for its legal status has reached new highs among Americans of all political affiliations. Moral issue. A January Datamonitor poll found that On 12 Aprilthe upper house of the French Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage. As recently aswhen three homosexual couples in Hawaii were refused marriage licenses, no national gay-rights group would help them file a lawsuit Ball 1. The law came into effect on 1 Augustand the act was progressively amended on subsequent occasions to reflect court rulings expanding the rights of registered partners.
Portugal created de facto unions similar to common-law marriage for cohabiting opposite-sex partners inand extended these unions to same-sex couples in
It was 48 percent in and 40 percent in A political campaign that transformed U. However, the matter should have been considered in a context not of marriage, but of registering familial partnership. It might also be a consistent misunderstanding between pollsters and citizens or a research bias.
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