The process can take many months, even years, whether an amendment passes or not. New Jersey Gov. After moving to San This article needs additional citations for verification. Timeline provided by Stateline. Proponents of the FMA initially argued that if it were not for judicial overreach, there would be no need for an FMA; states' rights would not be violated since no state legislatures had recognized same-sex marriage.
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Although individual U. Retrieved January 15, Supreme Court. For example, members of a same-sex couple legally married in Massachusetts could not file joint federal income tax returns even if they filed joint state income tax returns.