Friday, June 26, 2015
Supreme Court rules same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states
In a 5-4 decision released on Friday, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry in all 50 states.
From FOX News:
The Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide, in a historic decision that invalidates gay marriage bans in more than a dozen states.
Gay and lesbian couples already can marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's ruling on Friday means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.
The outcome is the culmination of two decades of Supreme Court litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.