Just days after the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, leaders of the U.S. Episcopal Church voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to allow clergy to wed same-sex couples.
After today’s sweeping ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States, striking down bans on marriage equality in all 50 states, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, called on state officials to act with all deliberate speed to remove remaining obstacles to marriage equality.
SOCTUS just announced in a 5-4 verdict that is it unconstitutional for any state to ban same sex marriage, making Marriage Equality legal across all states and territories of the United States of America.
Mexico’s supreme court ruled that failing to recognize gay and lesbian marriage is unconstitutional. The ruling was delivered on June 3, but doesn’t necessarily allow gay people to marry throughout the country.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen issued a ruling today instructing Arkansas state officials to recognize same-sex marriages that were performed in-state last year during a window of time that marriage licenses were issued to same-sex couples.