There is also a seven-percentage point gap in support between states that legalized same-sex marriage through courts and through referenda or state legislature—55 percent versus 62 percent, respectively. BBC News. Same-sex marriage in Florida. It purports to relieve a state of its reciprocal obligation to honor the laws of other states as required by the Constitution's full faith and credit clause. May 20, - District Judge John E. Same-sex marriage in Ohio.
Prominent politicians who have shifted from opposing to supporting same-sex marriage include President Barack ObamaRepublican senator Rob Portmanand Republican representative Bob Barr the author of the Defense of Marriage Act.
Like this article? GL Statute bans same-sex marriage, recognition of out of state same-sex marriages, contractual rights granted by virtue of the marriage, and any same-sex relationships.
The law took effect 30 days after signing, making same-sex marriages available in New York in late July