Rallies in support of gay marriage spread to New York City on Wednesday night, where hundreds of protesters gathered outside a Mormon temple to express their outrage at the church's support of Proposition 8, the recently-passed ballot measure banning such marriages in California. According to the Associated Press :. Leaders of the Mormon church had encouraged their members to support passage of California's Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that overturned the California Supreme Court ruling in May legalizing same-sex marriage. The amendment passed 52 percent to 48 percent.
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Supporters of same-sex marriage plan to hold a Valentine's Day rally at the state Capitol Thursday in an effort to prod the Minnesota Legislature to pass a law that legalizes gay marriage in the state. She plans to introduce a bill that would legalize gay marriage, as does Sen. So, I think, let's go. Gay marriage is not legal in Minnesota. An effort by same-sex marriage opponents to permanently ban gay marriage by making a ban part of the state constitution was rejected by Minnesota voters in November. Minnesotans United for All Families is hosting the 3 p. The leading group in opposition to gay marriage, Minnesota for Marriage , is planning its own event at the Capitol on March 7.
Huge Same-Sex Marriage Rally In Sydney Kicks Off National Equality Weekend
Australia is one of the only developed English-speaking countries not to have legalised same-sex marriage, despite strong popular support and the backing of a majority of lawmakers. Shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus, of the opposition Labor Party, called on the conservative Liberal Party-led government to do more to ensure the debate did not turn ugly ahead of the postal survey next month. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull last week urged supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage to show mutual respect as their campaigns turned increasingly vitriolic.
Thank you for signing up. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred. Thousands of people in Melbourne have rallied in support of a 'yes' vote in the upcoming postal survey on legalising same-sex marriage. Up to 20, people have rallied in Melbourne to show their support for a 'yes' vote in the upcoming marriage equality postal survey. Supporters young and old with rainbow flags and handmade signs flocked to the steps of the State Library on Saturday as part of a rally organised by the Equal Love group.