Over the past couple of years, the number of states that have marriage equality have more than doubled, thanks largely in part to court cases. On April 28, the Supreme Court hear oral arguments on four combined cases relating to marriage equality and could potentially establish marriage equality as the law of the land in all 50 states. The joint suit is known by one of the cases, Obergefell v. Hodges. On April 28, attorneys before the Supreme Court will be tasked with answering two questions:
- Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples? and
- Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state?
May 20, 2019
Together, these pieces of legislation would offer a path to citizenship for approximately 2.5 million people.
May 19, 2019
These remarks are lightly adapted from those presented before the opening plenary of the 2019 Consultation on Conscience on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
May 17, 2019
This year's event is the biggest in our history, but there are so many more would-be attendees who can't be with us in person. We've made it easier than ever for you to tune in from afar and to join us from home.