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.
Latest Development: 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 …
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.
1996. President Clinton signs the federal Defense of Marriage Act, upholding states’ right to ban same-sex marriage and prohibiting the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 24, 2015 · The U.S. Supreme Court struck down bans on same-sex marriage in a historic 5-4 ruling. The justices ruled that states cannot deny gay men and lesbians the same marriage rights enjoyed for thousands of years by opposite-sex couples. VPC The path to the Supreme Court has been marked by many same-sex