Archbishop O'Malley said in a statement: Couples can obtain marriage licenses beginning Jan. Civil unions were granted automatically to the hundreds of same-sex New Jersey couples who had been joined in civil unions or married in other states or nations. Plaintiffs Sue Barton, her partner Dr. Greg Bourke, front, and his partner Michael Deleon speak to reporters following the announcement from U. In Decemberstate Representative John H. Archived from the original on September 12,
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On July 15, the Massachusetts Senate voted to repeal it on a unanimous voice vote. April 26, May 16, Romney believed the vote justified asking the SJC to stay its ruling requiring the issuance of marriage licenses to same-sex couples on May 17, but Attorney General Reilly said there was no legal basis for making that request.
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