The move is a defiant stand against Governor Mitt Romney, whose administration has said that a law bars couples from marrying in Massachusetts if their home state would not recognize the marriage. New York's attorney general indicated last week that New York law requires the state to recognize marriages legally performed in other states.
The same sex marriage legal in new york in Worcester argue that the issue of same-sex marriage is being spiritedly debated throughout the country, and that the Court has robbed the people of their right to rule themselves.
Town and city officials say the burden of figuring out its the legal complexities and consequences should not fall to localities. First day of gay marriage in Boston. Bush and at first of President Barack Obama. James Obergefell, from Ohio where same-sex marriage was illegal, fell in love with John Arthur over two decades ago.
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The two had married in Canada in Who we decide to marry inherently defines who we are. As a statement from the U. Marriage is the ultimate union between two individuals. I want to follow on Twitter.
I want to Like on Facebook. The split in opinion sent hundreds of couples spilling over the state border into and heading toward Provincetown, Somerville, and Worcester yesterday. When the truth about marriage is forsaken, brokenness and sorrow result, for families — especially for children who deserve to be brought up in a loving home with their married mother and father — and for society as a whole.
Last 30 days. Still other communities yesterday said they remain committed to following the governor's directive, Boston included.