Utah will appeal the federal court ruling that would require it to recognize the 1,000 marriages performed after a judge invalidated the state's ban on marriage equality, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. Gary Herbert and state Attorney General Sean Reyes on Wednesday filed a notice in federal court that it would appeal U. About 1,300 same-sex couples received marriage licenses during a 17-day window that opened Dec. Attorney General Eric Holder announced on January 10 that the Obama Administration would recognize the same-sex marriages that were performed in Utah ... The federal government has recognized same-sex marriages since the landmark case of June 2013 that struck down Section Three of the Defense of Marriage Act—which prohibited federal recognition of legally married same-sex couples and denied more than 1,000 benefits, such as Social Security, pension benefits and preferential tax treatment.
Kimball’s May order that the state must treat the same-sex marriages performed in December and January the same way it treats all opposite-sex marriages. A ruling on the ban itself is expected any day from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, where judges heard arguments in April on its constitutionality. But Kimball on May 19 ruled those marriages are binding, entitling those couples to the rights of marriage, such as inheritance, legal protection and child custody — even if the ban ultimately is found to be constitutional, Kimball ruled.
Shelby ruled the voter-approved ban on gay marriage to be unconstitutional, and closed when the state won a stay while appealing that ruling. State officials later said they would not acknowledge those marriages while its appeal on Shelby’s ruling was pending.
6, more than 1,000 same-sex couples had solemnized their marriages in formal ceremonies.
Ignatius Loyola -- (Founder of the Jesuits, especially revered in Spain; Patron of retreats, soldiers, and the Society of Jesus which he founded; Basque country; Bilbao, Spain; Bizkaia, Spain; Gipuzkoa, Spain; Guipuscoa, Spain; Guipúzcoa, Spain; Spiritual Exercises (by Pope Pius XI); Vizcaya, Spain)Friendship Festival -- Lathrop, Missouri, US (this year's theme is "Mule Dynasty"; through Saturday)Hachinohe Sansha Taisai -- Hachinohe City, Japan (one of the most elaborate neputa festivals, through Aug.
4)Halifax International Busker Festival -- Halifax, NS, Canada (with action packed, mind blowing shows from around the globe; through August 5)Jump for Jellybeans Day Ka Hae Hawai'i Day -- Hawai'i (State Flag Day)Lammas Eve / Lughnassad Eve Lithasblot -- Norse harvest festival with a "blot", or offering, to the gods, celebrated through tomorrow Loki and Sigyn's Day - Asatru / Norse Pagan (aka Devoted Couples Day)Maine Lobster Festival -- Rockland, ME, US (more fun than a lobster can shake a tail at; through Sunday)Make Homemade Ice Cream and Invite the Neighbors Over Day -- summer's almost over, make the most of the days we have left!
13, 2010, at O'Brien's Memorial Nursing Home, Masury, following a brief illness. Songer had worked during World War II as a bookkeeper, secretary and sales clerk for Polligans Music Store in Farrell, Pa. She was raised Catholic and had recently attended Brookfield United Methodist Church.
A strong believer in family values, Lucille taught her children these ideals and to value life, instilling joy into the hearts of all her family and friends.It's still not pleasant, and we are just not used to it.We are blessed that Sweetie's work has an in house guy who used to work with an A/C company.Now, i rather knew what the problem could be, or might be, because our old unit used to do this.It meant a drain was clogged, and that it needed to be blown out and have some bleach poured down it to keep it clear.When the old unit used to clog, i would dig out the garden hose, hook it up to the drain hose, and turn the water on. By the time Kurt got off work at pm, i still hadn't heard from the service contractor, but i hadn't canceled the call.