Same-sex marriage in Portugal has been legal since 5 June It was passed by the Assembly of the Republic in February , and was declared legally valid by the Portuguese Constitutional Court in April Same-sex de facto unions were established by Law no. On 1 February , a lesbian couple applied for a marriage licence. In May , a lower court rejected the motion, and the couple appealed to the Portuguese Constitutional Court.
Reuters - Republican Jeb Bush said in a weekend radio interview that he does not believe the U. Constitution grants a right to gay marriage, moving away from his previous urging of "respect" for all Americans on the gay and lesbian marriage issue. The U. Supreme Court is expected by the end of June to make a landmark ruling that could make gay marriage the law of the land or return the decision to individual states.
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