Goodridge v. Department of Public Health
Goodridge v. Dept. of Public Health, 798 N.E.2d 941 (Mass. 2003), is a landmark state appellate court case dealing with same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. The November 18, 2003, decision was the firs...
Supreme Court agrees to take on same-sex marriage issue
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday it will tackle the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, or whether states are allowed to ban gay marriage.
Same-sex marriage in the United States
In the United States, same-sex marriage is recognized by the federal government and has been legalized in 36 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and 22 Native American tribal jurisdictions. More th...
Same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
Supreme Court agrees to take on same-sex marriage issue
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Friday it will tackle the issue of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, or whether states are allowed to ban gay marriage.
Marriage privatization
Marriage privatization is the concept that the state should have no authority to define the terms of personal relationships such as marriage. Proponents of marriage privatization, including certain mi...
Opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States
Opponents of same-sex marriage in the United States include organizations and individuals who seek to prevent or reverse the legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Opponents of same-sex marriage laws...
List of supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States
Supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States are people (most notably, current and former political officeholders), organizations (political and otherwise), and religious denominations, who su...
List of supporters of same-sex marriage in the United States - Wikipedia
Same-sex marriage law in the United States by state
This article summarizes the laws of U.S. states and other jurisdictions regarding same-sex marriage. Currently same sex couples in 38 states and the District of Columbia may obtain marriage licenses....
Same-sex marriage law in the United States by state - Wikipedia
Same-sex marriage legislation in the United States
In response to court action in a number of states, the United States federal government and a number of state legislatures passed or attempted to pass legislation either prohibiting or allowing same-s...