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Hide Caption 6 of 33 Photos: The date marked the first day that all of Illinois' counties could begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Same-sex marriage in the U. The rights, benefits, and protections of civil marriage can further strengthen these families. The law takes effect on July 1. The funding of the amendment referendum campaigns has been an issue of great dispute. Hide Caption 20 of 33 Photos: The bill was approved and takes effect on August 1. Bush and his wife former First Lady Barbara Bush have served as witnesses to a same-sex wedding, but neither has publicly stated whether this means they support same-sex marriage in general;  George W. Rambo and Seaton were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Eureka Springs after a judge overturned Amendment 83, which banned same-sex marriage in Arkansas. Mary Bishop, second from left, and Sharon Baldwin, right, celebrate with family and friends following their wedding ceremony on the courthouse steps in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on October 6, On November 13, , Hawaii Gov. The "red equal sign" project started by the Human Rights Campaign was an electronic campaign primarily based on Facebook that encouraged users to change their profile images to a red equal sign to express support for same-sex marriage. Hide Caption 15 of 33 Photos: Carlos McKnight of Washington waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U. Hodges, in which he said he's personally for "traditional marriage" and that he believed same-sex marriage should be left to the states. The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum. Board of Education , but that's pretty rare. The first three states to allow gay marriage did so because of court rulings permitting it, rather than through legislative action or putting the issue to voters to decide. There have been times where the stars were aligned and the Court, like a thunderbolt, issues a ruling like Brown v. Hide Caption 13 of 33 Photos: Hide Caption 14 of 33 Photos: Plaintiffs Laurie Wood, left, and Kody Partridge, center, walk with attorney Peggy Tomsic on December 4, , after a judge heard arguments challenging Utah's same-sex marriage ban. Shante Wolfe, left, and Tori Sisson become the first same-sex couple to file their marriage license in Montgomery, Alabama, on February 9, Supreme Court was expected on Wednesday to issue rulings in two major cases relating to gay marriage.
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The march of marriage equality
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