The Congressional Budget Office study, working from an assumption "that about 0. Compared to similarly situated opposite-sex married couples, same-sex couples faced the following financial and legal disadvantages:. Timeline of same-sex marriage in the United States. Retrieved September 24, Retrieved June 25, Kevin Parker Got Mad". A bill to legalize same-sex marriage passed the New York State Assembly a second time in
Two other studies examined personal reports from LGBT adults and their families living in Memphis, Tennesseeimmediately after a successful ballot campaign banned same-sex marriage.
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New York Daily News. However, in Maythe Conservative Party of New York State stated that it would withdraw support for any candidate who supported same-sex marriage. Archived from the original on September 7, Archived from the original on March 22, Virginia inin which the Supreme Court of the United States struck down all state bans on inter-racial marriageissued a statement on the 40th anniversary of the ruling in which she expressed her support for same-sex marriage and described it as a civil right akin to inter-racial marriage, stating that "I believe all Americans, no matter their race, no matter their sex, no matter their sexual orientation, should have that same freedom to marry".
Retrieved December 7, Archived from the original on January 22, Retrieved October 3, However, the Court of Appeals refused to hear the case on May 6,allowing the lower court's ruling to stand. The bill's passage was celebrated by gay rights supporters both in New York and nationwide. Retrieved December 12,