The Court finds that the legal reasoning of the state agencies differed in significant ways as between the Jack cases and the Phillips case. Brief amici curiae of Canadian Civil Liberties Association, et al. Playboy Entertainment Group, Inc.
Brief amici curiae of Utah Republican State Senators filed. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc. Archived from the original PDF on October 12, The couples say they are being discriminated against based on their sexual orientation when they are refused those services. September 7, Brief amici curiae of States of Texas, et al.
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No person shall be deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law; nor shall any person be denied equal protection of the laws. Learn more. The measure — approved on a vote following an emotional three-hour hearing — makes Bisbee the first Arizona city to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples, giving the couples the rights now enjoyed by married couples.
A marriage of a same-sex couple that is validly licensed and certified in another jurisdiction is recognized for all purposes under the laws of this State. This means that civil unions and same-sex marriages are now full permitted in Colorado.
In Tennessee, the legislature is considering an exemption for wedding vendors; in Kansas, a similar measure was set aside when conservative senators raised concerns about discrimination. August 31, Joint appendix filed. In he told a same-sex couple that he would not create a cake for their wedding celebration because of his religious opposition to same-sex marriages—marriages that Colorado did not then recognize—but that he would sell them other baked goods, e.
There have been several proposals to promote a voter initiative legalizing civil unions by groups of private citizens, including one gay rights activist from the United Kingdom.