Jun 26, 2015 · Before Friday’s ruling, gay marriage had already been made legal in 37 states and the District of Columbia — by either legislative or voter action or by federal courts that overturned state’ bans.
Gay Marriage Is Legal in All 50 States: Supreme Court By Michele Gorman On 6/26/15 at 10:07 AM Supporters of gay marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 26.
In a highly-anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court has removed all bans on same-sex marriage in the United States by a 5-4 vote.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. It means the 14 states with bans on same-sex marriage will no longer be able to enforce them.
– The U.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal throughout the nation Friday in a much-awaited landmark decision that triggered wild scenes of jubilation and tears of joy. In a 5-4 ruling, the highest court in the United States said the Constitution requires all 50 states to carry out and recognize marriage between people of the same sex.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday made marriage for same-sex couples legal nationwide, declaring that refusing to grant marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples violates the Constitution.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling giving gay people the right to marry in all 50 states is vindication of the belief that «ordinary people can do extraordinary things» and has «made our union a little
Jun 26, 2015 · By a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court Friday struck down four state marriage laws, paving the way for gay marriage to be legal in all 50 states. The ruling in Obergefell v.
Jun 27, 2015 · Supporters of same-sex marriage gathered outside the Supreme Court on Friday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times . Justice Kennedy rooted the ruling in a fundamental right to marriage.
The ruling, in which Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the deciding vote, means the number of states where gay marriage is legal will rise – albeit after some stalling – from 37 to 50.
Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015) (/ ˈ oʊ b ər ɡ ə f ɛ l / OH-bər-gə-fel), is a landmark civil rights case in which the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the
In a landmark decision, the nine justices of the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Constitution guarantees marriage as a right for all, including gay and lesbian couples. And when the US Supreme
The syllabus constitutes no part of the opinion of the Court but has been prepared by the Reporter of Decisions for the convenience of the reader. See United States v. Detroit Timber & Lumber Co., 200 U. S. 321, 337. SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES . Syllabus . OBERGEFELL . ET AL. v. HODGES, DIRECTOR, OHIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ET AL.
The first line of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, on the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, is as breathtaking as it is legalistic. The Fourteenth
Jun 26, 2015 · WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that it is legal for all Americans, no matter their gender or sexual orientation, to marry the people they love. The decision is …