Windsor, it was only legal in 12 states and the District of In two additional states, same-sex marriages.
This article summarizes the same-sex marriage laws of states and similar jurisdictions in the United States. Via the case Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26,
Thirty-seven states had legalized same-sex marriage prior to the Supreme Court ruling.
- Maryland becomes the first state to ban same-sex marriage; state to pass a law granting the full benefits of marriage to same-sex.