As of this week, 35 out of 50 states (as well as the District of Columbia) have legalized gay marriage. The map above gives you a glimpse of the what the gay marriage movement in America looks like, and below is a list of which states do and don’t allow same-sex couples to legally tie the knot.
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As the state that he once led begins legally marrying gay couples, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says he thinks the states should be able to decide whether or not same-sex marriage should be legal. Bush, who is likely to make a run for the Republican Presidential nomination in 2016, made in clear he means the voters, not the courts, should make the decision when it comes to gay marriage. However, Bush is calling for ‘respect’ on the issue.
It was an exciting day for LGBT couples in Florida as the stay on gay marriage was lifted on Monday morning.
Gay marriage will begin in Florida on January 6th. That’s because the United States Supreme Court denied a request for a stay on a judges decision that ruled the Florida gay marriage ban unconstitutional.