State bans on same-sex marriage are no longer legal in America, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today. So the question becomes: How will gay rights and religious
Marriages performed in some municipalities and recognized by the state; For some purposes, from all jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal
Jul 27, 2016 · Read CNN’s Fast Facts on same-sex marriage and learn more about gay marriage legislation around the world.
1996. President Clinton signs the federal Defense of Marriage Act, upholding states’ right to ban same-sex marriage and prohibiting the federal government from
Jun 27, 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
Same-sex marriage laws differ from state to state. Read about the history of same-sex marriage and which states currently allow it.
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.
Jul 12, 2017 · News about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic partnerships. Commentary and archival information about same-sex marriage, civil unions, and domestic
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.
State and federal law concerning same-sex marriage, or gay marriage, has a relatively brief history, beginning with the first lawsuit seeking legal recognition of a