Gay Rights/Marriage

Tyler Bond

Gay Pride

  • People who are homosexual are sexually attracted to people of the same sex



  • President Barack Obama signed a law ending the military’s ban of gay soldiers



  • Massachusetts was the first state to allow gay marriage



  • In June 2015, the supreme court ruled that states cannot ban gay sex marriage

DOMA

  • In 2012, two federal appeals courts ruled that DOMA was unconstitutional



  • The movement to obtain marriage rights in the United States began in the early 1970’s



  • Most countries do not legally recognize same sex marriages
  • Bob Barr, wrote the Defense of Marriage Act Beginning in the early 2000’s, a number of states legalized same-sex marriage
Breaking- Supreme Court Legalized/ Upholds Same Sex Marriage Now Legal in all 50 States