The Federal Marriage Amendment (FMA) was a proposed amendment to the United States Thirty states passed state constitutional amendments defining marriage as On June 26, , all amendments banning sex-same marriage were.
Many U.S. states enacted amendments to their state constitutions which prevented the Some amendments prevented a state from legalizing same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships, while others banned only same -sex.
Same-sex marriage in South Africa has been legal since the Civil Union Act came into force on 30 November The decision of the Constitutional Court in.
- Maryland becomes the first state to ban same-sex marriage; - a voters approve state constitutional bans on same-sex marriage.
Yet same-sex marriage remains banned in many countries, and the . which both have constitutional bans on same-sex marriage, is