The former clerk in Rowan County, Ky., was sued by two same-sex couples to whom she refused to grant marriage licenses, claiming it violated her religious beliefs. Her attorney says she will appeal.
With the House and Senate passing the Respect for Marriage Act, here is a look at some of the legal precedents surrounding interracial and same-sex marriages.
Following the Supreme Court's decision, Carlie Brown and Molly Pela rescheduled their wedding for nine months earlier. They fear that without federal protections, their family remains vulnerable.
Thursday on Political Rewind: As Pride Month comes to an end, our special panel looks at the state of affairs for LGBTQ+ Georgians. While the legislature is more diverse than ever, issues including hostility to trans athletes and Clarence Thomas' call to reexamine Obergefell (the case that legalized same sex marriage) bring concern.
The draft Supreme Court opinion says it is limited to abortion, but advocates say same-sex marriage and birth control cases could be at risk.
Advocates hope the decision will set a precedent for marriage equality lawsuits now pending across the country, and help pave the way for same-sex marriage in Japan — the only G-7 nation without it.