The State of Same-Sex Marriage in the Union
Bills barring recognition of same-sex marriage have been introduced in 34
state legislatures since 1995. A breakdown:
GAY MARRIAGE BAN ENACTED:
Alaska, Arizona, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi,
Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Utah.
California, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
The Missouri bill has passed the legislature and awaits the
BILLS DEFEATED OR WITHDRAWN:
Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine,
Maryland, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Virginia,
Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.