Here's a roundup of some witty protest signs with their finger on the pulse of the issue. The topic was a big one during the election ofwhich occurred in the middle of the recession following the collapse of Lehman Brothers. One common thread among the marriage equality advocates was that giving rights to others doesn't take anything away from anyone else—and it really should have no effect on straight couples.
The Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal nationwide on Friday, ruling that states can no longer deny marriage licenses to gay couples. The case in question, Obergefell v. Hodgesjoined together multiple cases in which gay and lesbian Americans argued that the U.
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Photo: Paul Rogers Photography Limited Many celebrities and public figures have been out and proud about their support for marriage equality and lgbtq rights. Whether it was former President George H. Whether you're single, dating or engagedstraight or lgbtqyour heart will melt at these powerful sentiments for marriage equality.
Two cases will go before the Supreme Court regarding the legality of same-sex marriage in the United States, one on March 26 and the other the following day, March On Tuesday, the Justices will hear arguments involving Proposition 8, the legislation which made gay marriage illegal in California in And on Wednesday, the Court will consider the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, which was signed into law in and federally defines marriage as the legal union of one man and one woman. We've seen an incredible amount of progress on the marriage equality front in the last 10 years -- including a huge push that came in just the last few months when same-sex marriage was made legal in Washington, Maryland and Maine.
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