They had previously changed their names to Cable-McCarthy. June 4, Since July, Hanes has issued licenses to couples, despite a Pennsylvania law defining marriage as between a man and a woman. July 18, - The Supreme Court grants Utah's request for a delay in recognizing same-sex marriages performed in late and early October 7, - The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court hears a case challenging a law prohibiting nonresidents from marrying in Massachusetts if the marriage is prohibited in their home state.
Facebook Twitter Instagram. The court also struck down a key part of the Defense of Marriage Act, a federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman. Open States. The nearly 4, sanctioned marriages are later nullified by the California Supreme Court.