Samesex marriage laws differ from state to state. Read about the history of samesex marriage and which states currently allow it. In August 2010,
In 2010, national polls began to show majority support for samesex marriage. An August Associated PressNational Constitution Center poll found 52 agreed that the federal government should give legal recognition to marriages between couples of the same sex, an increase from 46 in 2009. 46 disagreed, compared to 53 in 2009.
Mar 04, 2015 How the number of states allowing samesex marriage grew.
Jun 26, 2015 Map: Samesex marriage in the United States. Updated 12: 05 PM ET, Fri June 26, 2015. In a landmark opinion, a divided
The legal issues surrounding samesex marriage in the United States are determined by One 2010 study concluded that" polls on gay marriage ballot initiatives
In June of 2015, the U. S. Supreme Court ruled all state bans on samesex marriage unconstitutional, allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry nationwide. This
In these states, support for gay marriage has increased by an average of almost 20 percentage points. Gay Marriage, State by State: A Tipping Point?
Find out when each state in the US legalized same sex marriage and learn gay marriage facts.
Jun 26, 2013 MASSACHUSETTS In 2003, Massachusetts became the first state to allow gay marriage after its highest court ruled the states ban violated the constitutional rights of samesex couples. CONNECTICUT In 2008, the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling and found that samesex couples had a constitutional
Prior to the ruling, 37 states and the District of Columbia had legalized gay marriage: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida,