Same-sex marriage by state

POSTED: 10:57 AM PDT May 07, 2012    UPDATED: 12:21 PM PST Nov 18, 2014 

A county clerk in Austin, Texas, said Thursday she issued the state's first marriage license to a same-sex couple, acting on the order of a county judge who said the pair couldn't wait for further court decisions because of health reasons. The order applied only to that couple and "any additional licenses issued to same-sex couples also must be court ordered," according to a statement issued by the county clerk. Here's a look at the path same-sex marriage has taken across the country.

Gay Marriage - Minnesota
18 / 35

Minnesota became the 12th state to legalize gay marriage with the passage of a bill in the state Legislature in May 2013. The law went into effect in August 2013.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement