having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against homosexual people.
Man who petitioned for the right for gay marriage to be legalized across the US
James Obergefell
Respondent in case
Richard Hodges
Supreme Court Justice that swung the vote in favor of the Plantiff
Anthony M. Kennedy
This amendment addresses citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws and was proposed in response to issues related to former slaves following the American Civil War
14th Amendment
date the case was decided
June 26, 2015
What was the ruling court that made this decision?
Supreme Court
Prior to this case, how many states allowed gay marriage?
What was the first state to legalize gay marriage?
Supreme law of the land