Last updated on: 3/24/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

New: Should gay marriage be legal?

NEW: Should gay marriage be legal? – Read pro and con arguments from Lambda Legal, American Bar Association, Andrew Sullivan, Dick Cheney, Maggie Gallagher, Michael Steele, George W. Bush, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and 19 other scholars, politicians, and advocacy organizations. Leave your own pro or con comments using our new […]

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Last updated on: 6/29/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

New York Becomes the Sixth State to Legalize Gay Marriage

New York Becomes the Sixth State to Legalize Gay Marriage: Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law on June 24, 2011 that grants same-sex couples the right to marry, more than doubling the number of Americans living in states that allow same-sex marriage. New York joins five other states (MA, CT, IA, VT, NH) […]

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Last updated on: 7/20/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Obama administration to support repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

– Obama administration to support repeal of Defense of Marriage Act. The announcement follows President Obama’s decision on Feb. 23, 2011 to instruct the Justice Department to stop defending DOMA, the federal law that defines marriage as a legal union between a man and woman, over concerns that it violates the equal protection component of […]

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Last updated on: 5/11/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Obama Endorses Gay Marriages the Day After North Carolina Bans Them

– Obama Endorses Gay Marriages the Day After North Carolina Bans Them – North Carolina voters approved an amendment to the state’s constitution by 61% to 39% that bans same-sex marriages and civil unions across the state on May 8, 2012. The following day, President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage, becoming the […]

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Last updated on: 8/23/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

NEW: 6 States with Legal Gay Marriage and 41 States with Same-Sex Marriage Bans

NEW: 6 States with Legal Gay Marriage and 41 States with Same-Sex Marriage Bans – See which states have legalized same-sex marriage by state supreme court decisions or legislative actions, which states have banned same-sex marriage by constitutional amendment, legislative action, or both, and a timeline of when those legalizations and bans took effect. […]

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