Does the constitution provide a fundamental right to marriage? That’s the question the court will need to answer in the landmark Obergfell v. Hodges case.
Marriage Equality Advocates Cautiously Optimistic As Same-Sex Marriage Arguments Head To US Supreme Court
In the 1990s more than two dozen states had laws banning gay marriage. Today, that number is at 13, with 36 states plus the District of Columbia passing laws or instituting court orders making marriage equality the law of the land.
Defending Pennsylvania’s law effectively banning same-sex marriage against a legal challenge in federal court will fall to Gov. Tom Corbett.
The American Civil Liberties Union is going to court to end the ban on gay marriage in Pennsylvania.