Delaware Becomes Seventh State to Approve Same-Sex Civil Unions

April 15, 2011 0 COMMENTS

by Lauren A. Moak and Adria B. Martinelli

Beginning January 1, 2012, Delaware will allow same-sex civil unions and also will recognize similar unions performed in other states. Yesterday, the Delaware House of Representatives approved Senate Bill 30, a bill that establishes and recognizes same-sex civil unions while also requiring that the word “marriage” where it appears in the Delaware Code be interpreted to mean “marriage or civil union.”

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