Current Legal Challenges to State Marriage Restrictions

Updated 3/6/15

As the national spotlight on marriage grows brighter ever brighter, polling shows that 60 percent of likely voters support marriage equality. In April, marriage equality will take center stage yet again as the Supreme Court will review cases from Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee and will decide whether the U.S. Constitution allows for states to discriminate against gay and lesbian couples by denying them the right to marry. Currently, same-sex couples can legally marry in 37 states, plus Washington, D.C.

Visit HRC's Americans for Marriage Equality site for the latest news and information about marriage equality court cases across the country.