Staver, a lawyer with Liberty Counsel, a public interest firm that defends traditional marriage, said it would ask the court to stay its decision until the November election, meaning that the decision could be overturned before becoming effective. Free Online Library: By By Seema Mehta. Marriage license information is maintained at the county level, making it difficult to calculate the numbers of licenses issued. With the passage of marriage equality ingay people across the United States can now enjoy the freedom to marry. Celebrity weddings: Two years later, the Supreme Court ruled that states cannot prevent same-sex couples from marrying.
Woman in state's first same-sex marriage 'glad for everybody'.
The Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday in a landmark win for the gay rights movement. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. The Castro celebrates Prop 8.
The Democratic and Republican candidates for president have all said they believe marriage should be between a man and a woman, but Republicans could use a surge in same-sex marriages in the most populous state to invigorate conservative voters.