USA Today. Wolcott H. Think of this bill as a marker. March 19, 4pm: Under legal pressure, City Council signals intent to switch to district elections [ link ]. Constitution in Perry v. April C. August New Century Well No.
The Bill seeks to amend the Marriage Act Cth to: define marriage as a union of two people; clarify that authorised celebrants are not bound to solemnise marriage; remove the prohibition of the recognition of same-sex marriages solemnised in a foreign country; and make consequential amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act Cth.
LGBT in Australia. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. The six-hour meeting resulted in 66 Coalition MPs voting against a free vote being held on same-sex marriage legislation and 33 voting in favour of a free vote. The new law came into effect in the ACT, and throughout the nation, on 9 December The first bill failed in the House of Representatives by 98 votes to 42 and a similar bill was rejected by the Senate by 41 votes to Proponents of the first view believe that the primary goal of marriage is to provide a relatively uniform social institution through which to produce and raise children.
The Bill also amends the Sex Discrimination Act Cth to provide that a refusal by a minister of religion, religious marriage celebrant or chaplain to solemnise marriage in prescribed circumstances does not constitute unlawful discrimination. According to civil rights lawyer, Father Frank Brennan these decisions will have an impact beyond the United States.
Perth Now. May 7: California voters ratify second current California Constitution [ link ]. The bill is necessary because there is significant community concern about the possible erosion of the institution of marriage Archived from the original on 3 July December Movie producer Walt Disney dies in Burbank.
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September Fort Tejon abandoned. The Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Reference Committee formally recommended that a national plebiscite or referendum not be held on the topic of same-sex marriage, though a dissenting opinion of Coalition senators strongly advocated for a plebiscite.