For many decades, the arguments surrounding the institution of marriage has been upheld as a constitutional right of the freedom to marry. Courts have held that marriage is a personal and basic civil right afforded to people. However, for many years, the ability to enter into a legal marriage was reserved only to opposite sex couples. In 1996, the Defense
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The establishment of domestic partnerships gave same-sex couples the ability to have their relationship legally recognized by their state with many of the same legal protections and remedies as heterosexual married couples. Oregon established domestic partnerships in 2008 under the Oregon Family Fairness Act. Under the Act, same-sex couples could register their relationship as a domestic partnership and get all