On This Day: Obergefell v. Hodges Decided

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges by a 5-4 decision that both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment requires all states to grant same-sex marriages and recognize same-sex marriages granted in other states.

Obergefell v. Hodges and Same-Sex Marriage

Newseum Exhibit Curator Patty Rhule discusses Obergefell v. Hodges, a landmark civil rights case in which the Supreme Court ruled that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed to same-sex couples by both the Due Process Clause and the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment in the Constitution.