Under similar circumstances, the federal government never took a position on Indiana or Wisconsin 's marriages performed in brief periods, though it did recognize them once the respective states announced they would do so. United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory. The Keweenaw Report. On May 17,Massachusetts became the first U. On 27 Maythe National Assembly's Committee for Social Affairs removed the provision giving legal status and some rights to cohabiting same-sex couples from the Government's bill to amend the Law on Marriage and Family. The Human Rights Campaignthe largest LGBT rights organization in the United States, states that "many same-sex couples want the right to legally marry because they are in love — many, in fact, have spent the last 10, 20 or 50 years with that person — and they want to honor their relationship in the greatest way our society has to offer, by making a public commitment to stand together in good times and bad, through all the joys and challenges family life brings. Rochester, N.
Indicates that same-sex marriage is legal in certain parts of the country.
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Marriages entered into in these jurisdictions are fully recognized by law throughout Mexico.