On May 15,the Supreme Court of California issued a decision that legalized same-sex marriage in California, holding that California's existing opposite-sex definition of marriage violated the constitutional rights of same-sex couples.
Gay Marriage Around the World
Views Read Edit View history. Thursday's ruling apparently invalidates those laws as well. Retrieved November 27, Archived from the original PDF on July 28, As ofthere is majority support for same-sex marriage in 44 states, plurality support in 4 states, plurality opposition in 1 state, and majority opposition in 1 state.
District Court Judge Richard L. In Wyomingon October 17, U. In August and September, the national political parties addressed same-sex marriage in their party platforms. Marriages prohibited and void. Supreme Court decides Lawrence v. In JunePortugal became the eighth country to legalize same-sex marriage.