Same-sex marriage has been legalized in twenty-six countries, including the United States, and civil unions are recognized in many Western democracies. December 18, In the ruling, Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority with the four liberal justices. Windsorit was only legal in 12 states and District of Columbia. Bans on same-sex unions State constitutional amendments Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships State statutes Same-sex unions Civil unions Domestic partnerships Bathrooms Sodomy.
Kennedy voiced strong support for the First Amendment protection of religious beliefs and said no one is trying to denigrate them.
Equality Case Files. United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory. The Supreme Court summarily reversed the Arkansas Supreme Court, finding that the disparity in treatment violated their decision in Obergefell.
October 7, - Same-sex marriage becomes legal in Colorado and Indiana.