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Windsor did not address the validity of state marriage bans, but courts across the country, with few exceptions, said its logic compelled them to invalidate state laws that prohibited gay and lesbian couples from marrying. July 8, U.
That was a big milestone, because it more than doubled the number of Americans who lived in states allowing same-sex marriage. Later that year, the U. Windsorthe challenge to DOMA.
The outcome is the culmination of two decades of Supreme Court litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally. Nelsona Minnesota case filed by a gay couple seeking to marry, "for want of a substantial federal question. Then, in Novembervoters in California approved controversial Prop 8, again banning gay marriage.
Take Course. Kansas and Texas were next inand saw seven more states passing Constitutional amendments against gay marriage.
Brownell Afroyim v. Of course, it's a different argument but it's a correct argument. Supreme Court held in a 5—4 decision that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all states to grant same-sex marriages and recognize same-sex marriages granted in other states.