It is my right, and it's not to discriminate against them. Within days, Wisconsin Attorney General J. February 14, - The Illinois Senate votes to legalize same-sex marriage. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. April 29, January 7,
The ruling made Iowa the third state to allow same-sex marriage, joining Massachusetts and Connecticut.
July 28, - A federal appeals court strikes down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. December 20, - A federal judge in Utah declares the state ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional. Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Rambo and Seaton were the first same-sex couple to be granted a marriage license in Eureka Springs after a judge overturned Amendment 83, which banned same-sex marriage in Arkansas.