Same-Sex Marriage State-by-State
To date, courts, legislatures and voters in 16 states and the District of Columbia have legalized gay marriage, while 29 states have amended their constitutions to ban gay marriage. This interactive shows the change in each state’s policy over time.
State Legislation Restricting Use of Foreign or Religious Law
On Monday, the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill intended to prevent the use of foreign law in state courts. The bill contains language from model legislation designed to limit the use of sharia, or Islamic law. A new interactive map details similar bills introduced or enacted in 32 states between 2010 and 2012.