File photo of the same-sex marriage of Fung and Klein on the 61st floor of the Empire State Building in New York

 
File photo of the same-sex marriage of Fung and Klein on the 61st floor of the Empire State Building in New York
Phil Fung (R) holds hands with Shawn Klein, his life-partner of 18 years, during their marriage ceremony on the 61st floor of the Empire State Building in New York, in this February, 14, 2012 file photo. A federal appeals court on May 31, 2012 found a law that denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples unconstitutional, in a case with implications for gay marriages across the U.S. REUTERS/Andrew Burton/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS)