Close Local your local region National. Articles that questioned any uniform portrayal of Canadian values also appeared in opinion format see Figure 9. Now married, the couple began seeking the benefits afforded to married couples, but they came across legal roadblocks.
Religious news. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. If such a law were not passed by then, same-sex couples would be granted these rights automatically. Governments that recognize same-sex relationships. On 26 Julythe Constitutional Court of Colombia ordered the Congress to pass the legislation giving same-sex couples similar rights to marriage by 20 June
Religious laws. Among the more common forms so documented were common-law marriage ; morganatic marriagein which titles and property do not pass to children; exchange marriagein which a sister and a brother from one family marry a brother and a sister from another; and group marriages based on polygyny co-wives or polyandry co-husbands.
The Netherlands was the first during Main article: Recognition of same-sex unions in Slovenia. However, although same-sex couples can register their marriages, their registration carries no legal weight.
Will SSM inevitably lead to decriminalizing polygamy?
It appears you are trying to access this site using an outdated browser. Before introducing it into Parliament , the Federal Cabinet submitted the bill as a reference to the Supreme Court Reference Re Same-Sex Marriage , asking the court to rule on whether limiting marriage to heterosexual couples was consistent with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and if same-sex civil unions are an acceptable alternative.
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