It agreed once before to hear a constitutional challenge to a same-sex marriage ban, in 2012 in a case called hollingsworth v perry that involved california’s proposition 8 at the time, nine states and the district of columbia allowed same-sex couples to marry.
2 v hodges obergefell syllabus titioners’ own experiences pp 3–6 (2) the history of marriage is one of both continuity and change changes, such as the decline of arranged marriages and the aban.
On june 26, 2015, the supreme court of the united states ruled in the case of obergefell v hodges that a fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by the fourteenth amendment, and that states must allow same-sex marriage. Hodges, the 2015 supreme court decision that recognized gay marriage in all states but the treasury’s data ends in 2014 so the treasury data is most likely undercounting same-sex marriages in more than a dozen states that did not recognize such marriages before the obergefell decision. Marriage, a prominent institution regulating sex, reproduction, and family life, is a route into classical philosophical issues such as the good and the scope of individual choice, as well as itself raising distinctive philosophical questions.
The us supreme court case of obergefell v hodges is not the culmination of one lawsuit ultimately, it is the consolidation of six lower-court cases, originally representing sixteen same-sex couples, seven of their children, a widower, an.