This wave is on the way ….. equality is getting closer!!
Current Statistics thanks to Williams Institute
Deb and Nancy Seattle First Marriages
By Melanie Nathan, January 16, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it will review the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage in Michigan, Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. The Court’s ruling is expected in June 2015 and will likely impact not only the same-sex couples in these four states but also the nearly 160,000 same-sex couples and their 60,000 children who live in the 14 states and Puerto Rico where same-sex marriage bans are currently being enforced, as well as more than 200,000 same-sex couples and their 65,000 children who live in the 19 states where courts struck down same-sex marriage bans under the federal constitution in 2014.
Key nationwide statistics include:
• As of today, more than three-quarters (75.8%) of same-sex couples across the country are living in the 36 states where they can marry and…
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