When was the first gay marriage legalized in all 50 states? The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear appeals from that circuit’s decision. On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage, legalized it in all fifty states, and required states to honor out-of-state same-sex marriage licenses in the case Obergefell v. Hodges.
When was Obergefell V Hodges? Hodges. On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court held in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is protected under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Who does the 14th Amendment apply to? The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1868, granted citizenship to all persons born or naturalized in the United States—including former enslaved people—and guaranteed all citizens “equal protection of the laws.” One of three amendments passed during the Reconstruction era to abolish slavery and
Which justices voted against Obergefell v. Hodges?
|Obergefell v. Hodges|
|Majority||Kennedy, joined by Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, Kagan|
|Dissent||Roberts, joined by Scalia, Thomas|
|Dissent||Scalia, joined by Thomas|