Jun 26, 2015 · States cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions, the Supreme Court says in a ruling that for months has been the focus of
1996. President Clinton signs the federal Defense of Marriage Act, upholding states’ right to ban same-sex marriage and prohibiting the federal government from
German lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage. Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against measure, but softened her stance recently, allowing her party members to
Thirty-seven states had legalized same-sex marriage prior to the Supreme Court ruling.
Prior to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges ruling, the state of same-sex marriage in America was always in flux. From its early beginnings, both
Feb 13, 2015 · Not too long ago, the question was what states would be among the first to allow same-sex marriages. No, it seems to be which will be the last.
Marriages performed in some municipalities and recognized by the state; For some purposes, from all jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal
Jun 27, 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
Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of the same sex, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.
Jun 27, 2015 · In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the court ruled, 5-4, that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage.