This includes out-of-state residents. No marriage shall be contracted in this state by a party residing and intending to continue to reside in another jurisdiction if such marriage would be voided if contracted in such other jurisdiction, and every marriage contracted in this state in violation hereof shall be null and void.
He believed that homosexuality was vulgar and an affront to biblical teachings.
In response, former beauty queen Anita Bryant b. The Huffington Post. Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Archived from the original PDF on October 20, However, now same sex marriage from other states are now recognized as marriages in Washington State.
In a landmark election that saw sweeping changes to the nation's political landscape, Washington voters approved Referendum 74 on November 6,with more than 53 percent of the vote. In Novembervoters approved R, and Washington voters became the first in the nation to ratify domestic partnerships for same-sex couples.
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Sims and Castle v. In March, eight same-sex couples applied for marriages licenses in King County -- knowing that they would be denied -- and then filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of state marriage laws. Please note that out of state officiates will be required to obtain a Special License.
On July 26, , it reversed the trial courts' determinations in a ruling. It was the first time in city history that gays were mentioned in a law.