See also: List of U. Many of the couples receiving the first licenses, including Lighty and Petersen, married on Sunday, December 9 the earliest date following the mandatory waiting periodbecoming the first same-sex couples in the United States to marry under a law enacted by their fellow citizens.
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A federal appeals court in Washington sided with the administration on that revised version and the Supreme Court let the ban go into effect. He wrote in his veto message: "Our overarching principle should be to promote civility, mutual respect and unity.
The Washington State Legislature acted swiftly, enacting Washington's first ever sodomy law only 19 days after the Place ruling. Clayton County, Ga. The Iowa Supreme Court made history when it issued the first unanimous decision affirming the right of same-sex couples to marry — a decision that also led to Iowa becoming the first state in the Midwest where same-sex couples could marry.
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