Thus the left and pro-choice forces were able to win the X case, but have not been able to force legislation to allow all women access to abortion, even under the terms of the X judgement.
Which in effect means you can ask a member of a ship's crew, if you are on a cruise, or a friend, to officiate inexpensively instead of going through any unnecessary expense or bureaucracy.
The point is this:
Everytime it has been voted on it has passed both houses of Congress by overwhelming majorities, only to get hung on various procedural or peripheral issues.
You have the right to be a gay person and to be married to a person of the same-sex.
It presents no constitutional issues via the federal government.
The government appeal argued that the Constitution exempted marriage from laws designed to prevent discrimination.