Now, at least 37 states and D.
The following day, the 9th U.
The state Supreme Court heard arguments in October and ruled on Dec.
Voters upheld the law and it went into effect on Jan.
The hate crime law, which Congress homemade face packs for fairness first introduced ingives the Justice Department jurisdiction over crimes of violence in which a perpetrator has selected a victim because of sexual orientation or gender identity, as well as many other characteristics.
Circuit Court of Appeals struck down same-sex marriage bans in Nevada and Idaho.
In Octoberthe Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that a ban against same-sex marriage was in violation of the equal protection clause in the state constitution.