Exemptions were also included in the new marriage law. Proposed by initiative as referendum Question 1approved. Manufacturing Exports. Her efforts failed due to lack of support from the delegates. The idea implicit in the word is that a man took a woman in marriage, in matrimonium ducereso that he might have children by her. Axel and Eigil Axgil were the first ones to get married this way.
Civil unions have been permitted in Uruguay sinceand in gay and lesbian couples were given adoption rights.
In recent months conservatives had mobilised to rid the law of any reference to marriage, instead putting forward rival bills that offered something closer to limited same-sex unions. December 14, Otterordering that marriage licenses for same-sex couples be processed immediately beginning April 15, June 1, Same-sex couples in Belgium began receiving recognition through registered partnerships inbut it wasn't until that Parliament legalized same-sex marriage.
Less than an hour later, a federal judge in Wyoming did the same in that Western state.