Now that the courts have legalized gay marriage in North Carolina, Republican Governor Pat McCrory is backing down from his opposition on the issue.
A judge has ruled that Alaska’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional making that state the latest with marriage equality.
Gay marriage is sweeping across the country following a decision by the United States Supreme Court not to hear any appeals that shot down gay marriage bans in the 4th Circuit Court. Now, gay couples in Utah and Nevada have the green light to legally tie the knot after a judge blocked the states from performing same-sex marriages earlier in the week.
A federal judge in Asheville shot down North Carolina’s gay marriage ban on Friday shortly after 5pm clearing the way for same-sex couples to start getting married immediately.