Retrieved October 17, February 9, - Some Alabama probate judges, including in Montgomery County, begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Friedman found Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. He issued a temporary stay of his ruling, which took effect on November 20  after the U. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Sevcik v. Recognition of same-sex unions in Colorado Recognition of same-sex unions in Texas Recognition of same-sex unions in Florida.
Retrieved March 24,
Same-sex marriage in the United States
Connecticut becomes the second state to approve same-sex unions. January 6, - The Supreme Court temporarily blocks same-sex marriage in Utahsending the matter back to an appeals court. The federal government also recognized marriages performed in Utah from December 20, to January 6,even while the state didn't. Supreme Court refused to extend it. The Presbyterian church votes to allow same-sex ceremonies. In June of that year, patrons at The Stonewall Inn fought against a police raid targeting the gay bar. The state immediately appeals the ruling, but Bataillon denies a stay.
August 20, - The Supreme Court grants a request to delay enforcement of an appeals court ruling that overturned Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. Same Sex, Different States: Retrieved March 17, Updated June 19, Retrieved October 3,