According to dictionary.com, a civil union relationship means that a relationship between a same-sex couple that is legally recognized by a state authority and has the rights and responsibilities of a married couple. So basically, it is a legal same-sex, or gay, marriage.
A civil partner is a partner in a civil union or in a civil partnership. Such partners typically have the same rights and responsibilities as legal spouses, but there relationship is not legally called a marriage.
When you indicate that you are in a civil union with another Facebook member, you are saying that you have been joined in civil union with that person. "Civil Union" is a term that some states (HI, IL, NJ, DE) use to describe a legally recognized relationship between to members of the same gender that is identical to marriage, but not called "marriage." Instead, it is called "civil union."
A domestic relationship is when two people of either the same or different sex live together, but aren't joined in a civil union or marriage.
The people may of just chosen to put a civil union relationship on Facebook even if they don't live together.
The North won the civil war, which meant that the South had to rejoin the union and free their slaves.
Marriage is a type of legal union. Depending upon the laws of your jurisdiction, other types of legal union may include "civil union," "domestic partnership," "civil partnership," or "designated beneficiary relationship."
No, it is a lesser category of formalised relationship - a sort of second-class marriage.
If you mean The Union in the US Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln lead the Union. If you mean who led A Union, President Ronald Regan was, at one time a union president.
The union, which is the north. the south were gray.
Bad in the Confederacy but not bad in the Union. In fact, the Union liberated many blacks and used black soldiers.
As of 2014, Nevada is the only state that offers opposite-sex civil unions (locally called "domestic partnerships").
The fact that the Union won the Civil War saved the Union.