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Supporters and opposers of same-sex marriages gather outside the US Supreme Court waiting for its decision on April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether gay couples have a constitutional right to wed -- a potentially historic decision that could see same-sex marriage recognized nationwide. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Supreme Court Ruling Makes Gay Marriage Legal In All 50 States

In a sweeping historic ruling, the Supreme Court gave same-sex couples the right to marry under the Constitution.

06/26/2015

Rick Imirowicz (L) and his husband Terrance Health hold hands to pose for a videographer after their wedding ceremony at All Souls Unitarian Church on the first day same-sex couples are legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The District of Columbia has become the sixth in the nation to recognize same-sex marriage. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Rules Unanimously Against Same-Sex Marriage Bans In 2 States

A U.S. appeals court in Chicago ruled Thursday that gay marriage bans in Wisconsin and Indiana violate the U.S. Constitution — thereby bumping the number of states where gay marriage will be legal from 19 to 21.

09/04/2014

Beyonce (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyonce On Marriage Equality: ‘Put A Ring On It’

Hours after the debate on Prop 8, California’s controversial ban on gay marriage, battled on in the Supreme Court, the Grammy winner voiced her support of marriage equality…

03/27/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media after meeting with Congressional leaders at the White House, March 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Ending California Same-Sex Marriage Ban ‘Profoundly Positive’

Citing the principle of equality that drove the nation’s founding, President Barack Obama spoke out Friday against California’s ban on gay marriage and said the Supreme Court should strike it down.

03/01/2013

Same-sex couple Thom Watson (R) and Jeff Tabaco kiss as they hold paperwork for a marriage license while waiting to hear a decision on whether same-sex marriages will be allowed to resume in California August 12, 2010 in San Francisco.

Obama Urges Supreme Court To Overturn California Gay Marriage Ban

In a historic argument for gay rights, President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn California’s same-sex marriage ban and turn a skeptical eye on similar prohibitions across the country.

02/28/2013

Lawyer Gathers Compelling Support Against Prop. 8

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)- A lawyer for two couples challenging California’s gay-marriage ban told a federal judge in San Francisco this week that two rulings by another U.S. judge in Boston on Thursday provide “compelling […]

07/10/2010