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Current Legal Challenges to State Marriage Restrictions

Updated 01/08/15

As the national spotlight on marriage grows ever brighter and polling continues to show Americans moving inexorably in the direction of supporting equality for same-sex couples, currently 70 percent of the country - more than 216 million Americans - now live in a state with marriage equality. Gay and lesbian couples can now legally marry in 36 states, plus Washington, D.C. Gallup puts support for marriage equality at 55 percent - an asthonishing 15 point increase from just five years ago.

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