Opponents, however, successfully petitioned a referendum on the issue for the November ballot.
Voters approved the referendum, effectively repealing the law in November
Some county officials had issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples in previous years.
A review of 78 appeals-court cases through involving one homosexual and one heterosexual parent — contesting custody of children — revealed 4 cases of molestation involving homosexual parents, but none involving the heterosexual parents.
Voters upheld the law and same-sex marriages began on Dec.
The decision is the first by a federal appeals court to uphold the bans.
Bettel married his long-time partner Gauthier Destenay a few months after the legislation passed.
Only one 31 was based on a random sample, and another 32 followed the children for 14 years.
As examples, 4.
In another custody cases involving heterosexuals used as a study control, one stepfather molested his stepdaughter.
The law went into effect Aug.