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Gay Marriage Laws in Tennessee

 In Tennessee, gay marriage is not currently legal. According to state laws in Tennessee, marriage consists of a union of one man and one woman. In fact, Article XI states
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Gay Marriage Laws in Texas

In Texas, marriage is defined as a union between an opposite sex couple. In addition, no form of a same sex relationships are recognized in Texas. Gay marriages are strictly
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Gay Marriage Laws in Utah

In Utah, marriage is strictly defined as a union between one man and one woman. In fact, the state does not recognize any legal rights regarding any same sex relationships.
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Gay Marriage Laws in Vermont

In Vermont, gay marriage is currently legal. In fact, Vermont was the first state to legally recognize civil unions and they did so without a court ruling in 2000. In
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Gay Marriage Laws in Virginia

In Virginia, marriage is strictly defined as a union between one man and one woman.There is no legal recognition of
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Gay Marriage Laws in Washington

Currently, Washington state offers no legal recognition for gay marriage. The state enacted the Defense of Marriage  in 1998 and
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Gay Marriage Laws in West Virginia

  West Virginia marriage laws only allow for one man and one woman to enter into marriage. In, West Virginia
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Gay Marriage Laws in North Carolina

North Carolina's gay marriage laws do not allow for same-sex marriage. North Carolina gay marriage law does not even recognize
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Gay Marriage Laws in North Dakota

North Dakota gay marriage is banned. DOMA is the name of the law that prevents North Dakota gay couples from
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Gay Marriage Laws in Ohio

  Ohio gay couples will not be getting married anytime soon thanks to the current DOMA legislation banning gay marriage. The amendment was placed on the state ballot by a
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