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Gay Marriage Is Legal in All 50 States: Supreme Court
Here are the 30 countries where same-sex marriage is officially legal | GMA
In a landmark ruling issued in , the U. Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution allows for same-sex marriage, effectively overturning remaining restrictions in place in states. Most other states had enacted constitutional or statutory bans on same-sex marriage, known as "Defense of Marriage" Acts. The following map shows state laws prior to the Supreme Court ruling:. Pat McCrory won't sign a bill that would have allowed magistrates to opt out of performing weddings if they have religious objections. In March, Gov. Pat McCrory voiced concerns about a bill to allow magistrates to opt out of performing marriages and said he won't sign it.
Bill Chappell. Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D. S Supreme Court handed down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. States cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions, the Supreme Court says in a ruling that for months has been the focus of speculation.
Reuters - Twelve of the 50 U. The U. Supreme Court was expected on Wednesday to issue rulings in two major cases relating to gay marriage. The first three states to allow gay marriage did so because of court rulings permitting it, rather than through legislative action or putting the issue to voters to decide.