Gender-neutral marriage bill passed by the Oregon Legislature and signed into law by the Governor of Oregon went into effect on January 1, December 29, Rhode Island state Sen. In an example of how strongly they disagreed with the majority opinion, both Scalia and Alito omitted a final sentence stating they dissent, respectfully or otherwise. More than half of the countries that allow same-sex marriage are in Western Europe. October 7, April 27,
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December 29, 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. Same-Sex Marriage:
February March 11, - Nearly 4, same-sex couples get marriage licenses in San Francisco, but the California Supreme Court eventually orders San Francisco to stop issuing marriage licenses.