New Hampshire General Court. But since then, the numbers have fallen, sometimes sharply, from in to just last year, which was 4. Since then, however, the number of same-sex marriages in New Hampshire has fallen almost every year, declining from in to last year, even as the number of opposite-sex marriages has stayed level, hovering right around 9, The event drew one protester who "quietly handed out a statement calling all sex outside of heterosexual marriage a sin". Though the civil union law intended to provide "all the rights and
Bates' own amendment to delay the bill's effective date until March 31 so a non-binding referendum on the issue of same-sex marriage could be held in November failed on a vote of with 96 of the chamber's Republicans voting against the referendum.
Same-Sex Marriage in New Hampshire
May 18, January 10, January 2, Benefits and pitfalls for gay couples Concord Monitor. The plaintiffs argued that, but for the ban on gay marriage, they would have been married at the time the malpractice claim arose inand therefore the loss of consortium claim should be applied retroactive to the Goodridge decision. The New Hampshire gay marriage law also recognizes same-sex marriages from other states, as well as civil unions in New Hampshire. Archived from the original on July 21,
November 25, State House Dome: Smith Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Following the bill signing, opponents attempted to repeal the freedom to marry, but marriage supporters successfully defended the victory. Marriage entitles a non-biological parent to a presumption of parenthood, but that presumption is rebuttable. Cities and counties in the United States offering a domestic partnership registry.