Late Friday morning, President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the Supreme Court’s same-sex marriage decision, calling it a “victory for America.
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A divided Supreme Court said on Friday that the Constitution’s 14th Amendment recognizes a national right to same-sex marriage.
As the Supreme Court nears a decision on same-sex marriages, observers of Court history have noted that June 26 already has special significance for decisions that have favored gay rights in landmark cases.
North Carolina’s House on Thursday overrode and effectively passed a state law that allows government officials to refuse to marry people, including same-sex couples, by citing a religious objection.
Renowned legal scholar Kenji Yoshino tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the 2013 landmark same-sex marriage case, at a special National Constitution Center live event on Tuesday.