South Carolina. Bangor Daily News. Technicality delays county's appeal". No, Bill was amended. The FMA's Republican co-sponsors, Senator Wayne Allard R-CO and Representative Marilyn Musgrave R-COannounced new language for the proposed amendment on March 23,replacing the second sentence of the amendment with "Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a man and a woman. If the Constitution does protect privacy, shouldn't it protect--if anything--consensual sex in a private home, raising as it does both issues of decisional and spatial privacy?
The bill is signed into law in Washington by Governor Christine Gregoire on February 13,but opposition vows to halt its implementation.
Arkansas recognized the more than marriage licenses issued to same-sex couples there,  and the federal government had not taken a position on Arkansas's marriage licenses. Heyburn declared Kentucky 's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages from other jurisdictions unconstitutional. April 16, Hardwick Romer v.
However, by the end ofa number of states had enacted same-sex marriage both through the actions of their state legislatures VermontNew HampshireNew Yorkand through popular vote MaineMarylandWashington.