Accessed 29 August
New Hampshire legalizes gay marriage
The committee recommended killing a bill that simply repealed the law. Constitution, the Supreme Court has the ultimate jurisdiction over all laws within the United States and is 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". New Hampshire law has also protected against discrimination based on sexual orientation since and gender identity since New Hampshire General Court.
Archived from the original on October 27, Based in part on research that has been conducted on the adverse effects of stigmatization of gays and lesbians, numerous prominent social science organizations have issued position statements supporting same-sex marriage and opposing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation; these organizations include the American Psychoanalytic Association and the American Psychological Association. Teen suicide attempts fell as same-sex marriage was legalized". Retrieved June 28, When the couple appealed again, the U. Archived from the original on April 12,