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19, plus 1: The number of U.S. states that allow same-sex marriage, along with the District of Columbia. They are: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington and the District of Columbia.
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1: The number of U.S. states that allow civil unions between same-sex couples, but not marriage. That state is Colorado, which has a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Civil unions are also still available in Hawaii, Illinois and New Jersey even though same-sex marriage is now legal in all three states.)
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2: The number of U.S. states that don't allow gay marriage but do allow same-sex domestic partnerships that grant some or nearly all state-level spousal rights to same-sex couples. Those states are Nevada and Wisconsin. (Domestic partnerships are also available in Hawaii, Maine, Washington and the District of Columbia.)