The justices ruled in favor of marriage equality nationwide, a landmark decision that overturned same-sex marriage bans in several states in the country, including North Carolina. Constitution of the State of Oregon. Archived from the original on June 3, The lead researcher of the study observed that "laws that have the greatest impact on gay adults may make gay kids feel more hopeful for the future". November 7,
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March 14, - A Superior Court judge rules that California's law that limits marriage to a union between a man and a woman is unconstitutional. Same-sex marriage in New Mexico. Retrieved May 8, More frequently it came as the result of the decisions of federal courts.
Just a few days after that state court ruling, a U.