Same-sex marriage by state

Published On: May 07 2012 12:57:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Nov 18 2014 02:21:50 PM CST

A federal judge struck down Nebraska's ban on same-sex marriage on Monday. Only 12 states currently ban gay marriage. Here's a look at the path same-sex marriage has taken across the country.

Gay Marriage - New York
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Gay marriage became legal in New York state on July 24, 2011, under the Marriage Equality Act passed by the state Senate and signed by the governor on the same day.

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