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
Dec 07, 2017 · On Dec. 7, 2017, the Australian Parliament passed legislation allowing gay and lesbian couples to legally wed. Passage came just three weeks after Australians voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, by a 62% to 38% margin, in a non-binding, nationwide referendum. Along with New Zealand
In 1970, just one year after the historic Stonewall Riots that galvanized the gay rights movement, law student Richard Baker and librarian James McConnell applied for a marriage license in Minnesota.
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 Baehr v. Lewin decision mobilized opponents of same-sex marriages, who feared that gay marriage would soon be legal in Hawaii. Yet some disagreed over whether
How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right. The untold story of the improbable campaign that finally tipped the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jun 26, 2015 · Same-sex marriage is a fundamental constitutional right guaranteed under the 14th Amendment, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Anthony Kennedy and opposed by the rest of the court’s conservatives.
Same-sex marriage in the United States was initially established on a state-by-state basis, expanding from 1 state in 2004 to 36 states in 2015, when, on June 26, 2015, same-sex marriage was established in all 50 states as a result of the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States in the landmark civil rights case of Obergefell v.
Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s running mate, opposed gay marriage, ending Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and fighting workplace discrimination.
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.