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
Jun 26, 2013 · WASHINGTON — The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconst
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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.
The Massachusetts Legislature approves a constitutional amendment, 105 to 92, to ban gay marriage and establish civil unions for same-sex couples.
Feb 13, 2015 · A state court judge ruled in November that Missouri’s 2004 constitutional ban on gay marriage was . Attorney General Chris Koster appealed the
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.
Many laws in the history of the United States have addressed marriage and the rights of married people. Common themes addressed by these laws include polygamy
The Supreme Court ruling earlier this year legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide has continued to raise questions about how the decision will affect religious