This is the first known support by a major United States political party for same-sex marriage.In May 2010, Marry Me Minnesota, a gay rights organization, sued the state of Minnesota, challenging the state's Defense of Marriage Act, which was passed in 1997.The trial court dismissed the suit in March 2011, citing Baker v.
Minnesota was the second state in the Midwest, after Iowa, to legalize marriage between same-sex couples and the first in the region to do so by enacting legislation rather than by court order. Nelson was the first case in United States history in which a same-sex couple sued over marriage rights.
Minnesota was the first state to reject a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, though Arizona rejected one in 2006 that banned all legal recognition and later approved one banning only marriage. In 1971, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Minnesota's laws prohibited marriages between same-sex partners and did not violate the federal constitution.
Minnesota is also where one of the first same-sex marriage cases in the world took place. Nelson the Minnesota Supreme Court unanimously held in 1972 that it did not violate the constitution to limit marriage to opposite-sex couples, and the U. Responding to the State Supreme Court ruling, in June, 1972, at the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party State Convention, delegates voted to add a plank to the party platform supporting same-sex marriage rights.
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Netherlands: · Netherlands proper New Zealand: · New Zealand proper Norway Portugal South Africa Spain Sweden United Kingdom: · England and Wales · Scotland · ASCN*, IM, PCRN United States: · United States proper · GU, MP, PR, VI · some tribal jurisdictions Uruguay Same-sex marriage is fully legal and recognized in Minnesota.It has been recognized if performed in other jurisdictions since July 1, 2013, and the state began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples on August 1, 2013.Meetings are listed first in alphabetical order by city, then by day of the week, then by time of day.If you do not find a face-to-face meeting in your area, we offer telephone and internet-based meetings.SAA member groups agree to abide by the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of SAA and their application of these principles is governed by their own group conscience.Members are urged to attend different groups and find those that fit best with their personal needs in recovery. Sunday Night Men's Group - Plymouth Church (South Minneapolis) Plymouth Congregational Church Choir rehearsal room 1900 Nicolett Ave at E Franklin Ave Info line: 651-646-1970 For local contacts, click here.