Again, the Court ruled that it must. District Court ruling in Bourke v. In Novemberthe National LGBT Taskforce of Israel petitioned the Supreme Court of Israel to allow same-sex marriage in the country, arguing that the refusal of the rabbinical court to recognise same-sex marriage should not prevent civil courts from performing same-sex marriages. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Obergefell. Coretta Scott King on Gay Rights". Civil rights campaigning in support of marriage without distinction as to sex or sexual orientation began in the s.
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