In response to court action in a number of states, the United States federal government and a number of state legislatures passed or attempted to pass legislation either prohibiting or allowing same-sex marriage or other types of same-sex unions.. On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case of Obergefell v. …
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v. Hodges, in which it was held that the right of same-sex
Jun 27, 2015 · WASHINGTON — In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. “No longer may this liberty be denied,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority in the historic
May 19, 2018 · News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships. Commentary and archival information about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships from The New York Times.
Jun 26, 2015 · In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court on Friday ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a historic victory.
Same-sex marriage laws differ from state to state. Read about the history of same-sex marriage and which states currently allow it.
Jun 26, 2015 · In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled on June 26th that states cannot ban same-sex marriage.
Jun 26, 2015 · The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the United States in a divided ruling that will stand as one of the major milestones in …
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, thereby requiring all states to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
The battle over same-sex marriage has been about more than whether to allow gays and lesbians to wed. In every state where same-sex marriage is legal – including Illinois, which today became the 16th state to allow gays and lesbians to marry – politicians and others have also debated how to best