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Accessed April 26, By mid-Mayover same-sex couples had formed a New Hampshire civil union. See also: List of U. And in Aprilthey approved a civil unions bill — the first without a court case or the threat of one — and then-Governor John Lynch signed it into law.
John Lynch, a Democrat, will veto the bill or whether the new language will persuade him to endorse it.
The group, composed of legislators, politicians, and activists, reported its findings in November In , New Hampshire became the sixth state to legalize same-sex marriage, at a time when more than two dozen states had enacted laws or constitutional amendments against the practice and Congress had passed the Defense Of Marriage Act, which denied federal recognition of gay marriage.
No male below the age of 14 years and no female below the age of 13 years shall be capable of contracting a valid marriage that is entered into by one male and one female, and all marriages contracted by such persons shall be null and void.
May 12, In , a ruling by New Hampshire Supreme Court Justice David Souter stated that adoption laws are designed to give children one home "that is unified and stable.