Same-sex marriage in Norway. Virginia inin which the Supreme Court of the United States struck down all state bans on inter-racial marriageissued a statement on the 40th anniversary of the ruling in which she expressed her support for same-sex marriage and described it as a civil right akin to inter-racial marriage, stating that "I believe all Americans, no matter their race, no matter their sex, no matter their sexual orientation, should have that same freedom to marry". Government of the Pitcairn Islands. Since . Business 18 Jun The News Letter.
On 29 Junetwo family judges in Cuenca, Ecuador ruled that the Civil Registry must issue same-sex marriage licenses on request, stating that the decision of the IACHR trumped the Ecuadorian Constitution 's definition of marriage. Bone marrow donation has been allowed since December The Constitutional Council had previously ruled that the issue of same-sex marriage was one for the Parliament to decide and there was only little hope for UMP to overturn the Parliament's vote.
A Colorado baker wins in court In Junethe Supreme Court ruled in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.