Gay marriage legalized nationwide by U.S. Supreme Court
- June 26, 2015
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(Indianapolis Business Journal) – Same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court said Friday in a historic ruling that caps the biggest civil rights transformation in a half century.
Voting 5-4, the justices said states lack any legitimate reason to deprive gay couples of the freedom to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy joined the court’s four Democratic appointees in the majority, bringing gay weddings to the 14 states where they were still banned.
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