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State laws regarding same-sex partnerships in the United States1
  Same-sex marriage legal2
  Domestic partnerships or civil unions granting privileges similar to marriage for same-sex domestic partners3
  Limited/enumerated privileges granted by state3
  No prohibition or recognition of same-sex marriage or unions in territory law
  Judicial rulings against ban on recognizing out-of-state same-sex marriages stayed pending appeal
  Judicial rulings against statutory ban on same-sex marriage stayed pending appeal
  Judicial rulings against constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, and any existing statutory bans, stayed pending appeal4
  Statute bans same-sex marriage
  Constitution bans same-sex marriage5

1 The federal government recognizes all legally performed same-sex marriages, regardless of the current state of residence.
2 A ruling striking down Colorado's same-sex marriage ban has been stayed until August 25. Ten Native American tribal jurisdictions also allow same-sex marriage. Some states in this category also allow other same-sex unions.
3 Not recognized by the federal government.
4 Most states in this category also have judicial rulings against bans on unions similar to marriage.
5 Many states in this category also ban unions similar to marriage. Most states in this category also have statutory bans.


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