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The fifty states each have separate marriage lawswhich must adhere to rulings by the Supreme Court of the United States that recognize marriage as a fundamental right that is guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitutionas first established in the landmark civil rights case of Loving v.
Same-sex marriage in the United States
Connecticut Supreme Court ruling in Kerrigan v. United Kingdom British Antarctic Territory. Same-sex marriage in the United States expanded from one state in to all fifty states in through various state court rulings, state legislation, direct popular votes, and federal court rulings. The Tenth Circuit affirmed the ruling in Bishop v. Research and Practice, Vol 38 4August—
Hodges that the fundamental right of same-sex couples to marry on the same terms and conditions as opposite-sex couples, with all the accompanying rights and responsibilities, is guaranteed by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Bever, Lindsey July 7, Some of the opponents of same-sex marriage are religious groups such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saintsthe Catholic Churchand the Southern Baptist Conventionall of which desire for marriage to remain restricted to opposite-sex marriages. Archived from the original on December 25, By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Money, Myths, and Change: