hOn February 23, 2011, the Attorney General of the United States informed the Speaker of the House that the Obama administration will no longer defend the so-called Defense of Marriage Act because sexual-identity based discrimination is unconstitional in its opinion Read the Attorney General's letter to Congress here.
A pamphlet from the HRC that answers common questions and concerns about marriage equality for same-sex couples, including: "Why aren't civil unions enough?", "I believe God meant marriage for men and women. How can I support marriage for same-sex couples?", "Can't same-sex couples go to a lawyer to secure all the rights they need?" and much more.
Here's the official text of the new law in Connecticut that allows for same-sex civil unions, effective October 1, 2005:
Also, be sure to check out Love Makes A Family, a Connecticut statewide coalition of organizations and individuals working for equal marriage rights for same-sex couples in Connecticut through community education, grassroots organizing and legislative advocacy and lobbying.
This information was contributed on 2/7/05 by Charles at email@example.com.
In a recent election the Conservatives won more seats than the Liberals and other parties, and have the right to form a Government. However they are in the minority, having 124 seats in a Parliament of 308. Other parties won the rest: the NDP (socialist), the Bloc Quebecois (representing Quebec French speaking voters) and one independent.