The U.S. Supreme Court rulings about same-sex marriage in June have brought about the predicted result: court fights across the country, including the recent victory in New Jersey which Gov. Chris Christie decided not to try to overturn.
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Most states prohibit same-sex marriage, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.
- 34 states prohibit same-sex marriage in their constitutions (30) and/or state laws (4)
- 15 states and D.C. allow same-sex marriages
- 10 states recognize unions and partnerships
- 4 states allow same-sex couples to enter civil unions, including three states that have laws and/or constitutional provisions that prohibit same-sex marriage)