For Legalizing Gay Marriage
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.
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.
Lawsuits in the district courts. The U.S. Supreme Court case of Obergefell v.Hodges is not the culmination of one lawsuit. Ultimately, it is the consolidation of six lower-court cases, originally representing sixteen same-sex couples, seven of their ren, a widower, an adoption agency, and a funeral director.
How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right. The untold story of the improbable campaign that finally tipped the U.S. Supreme Court.
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
Bermuda has voted to outlaw equal marriage, just six months after giving it the go-ahead. In a Wednesday vote, senators in Bermuda decided to replace gay marriage with domestic partnerships, backing the Domestic Partnership Bill 8-3, following a 24-10 vote in favor of the act in the House of
The Supreme Court on Friday legalized same-sex marriage in the United States. In the 5-4 landmark decision, the majority of justices ruled that states must license same-sex marriages and also recognize gay marriages performed legally in other states. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it
Flickr/NatalieMaynor Marriage is an institution so valued in virtually every society, modern or ancient, that it always has been easy to …
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.
Dec 07, 2017 · On Dec. 7, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed legislation allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally wed. Passage came just three weeks after Australians voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, by a 62% to 38% margin, in a non-binding, nationwide referendum. Along with New Zealand