Jun 26, 2015 · The White House is lit up in rainbow colors in commemoration of the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26. The court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, handing gay rights advocates their biggest victory yet.
Should gay marriage be legal? On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a right protected by the US Constitution in all 50 states.
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.
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.
Dec 07, 2017 · Countries That Allow Gay Marriage. Australia (2017) On Dec. 7, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed legislation allowing gay …
These are the States Where SCOTUS Just Legalized Same-Sex Marriage
Aug 19, 2015 · Despite same-sex marriage ruling, gay adoption rights uncertain in some states. While same-sex couples have long been able to adopt from private, gay-friendly adoption agencies, adopting ren from the foster care system has proved more difficult in some states.
States that allow same-sex marriage also provide protections for religious groups and clergy who oppose it. By David Masci
Jun 26, 2015 · Map: Same-sex marriage in the United States. Updated 12:05 PM ET, Fri June 26, 2015. In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled on June 26th that states cannot ban same-sex marriage.
Jun 26, 2013 · (Reuters) – Twelve of the 50 U.S. states plus Washington, D.C., have legalized gay marriage. The U.S. Supreme Court was expected on Wednesday to issue rulings in two major cases relating to gay marriage. The first three states to allow gay marriage did so because of court rulings permitting it