Same-sex marriage   state by state

 

1-     Allows same-sex marriage

2-     Allows civil unions

3-     Legislature considers bills to allow same-sex marriage or civil unions

4-     Legislature considers bills to ban same-sex marriage

5-     Legislature considering constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage

6-     State constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage awaits vote

7-     State constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in place

8-     Same-sex ban constitutional amendment overturned by federal court

 

Alabama

 

6

Alaska

7

Arkansas

7

Arizona

 

California  (The O.C.)

3

Colorado

 

Connecticut

2

Delaware  (The Blue Hen State)

5

Florida  (Sunshine State)

 

Georgia

7

Hawaii

7

Idaho

 

Illinois

5

Indiana

6

Kansas

7

Kentucky

7

Louisiana

7

Maine   (Stephen King Land)

3  5

Maryland

 

Massachusetts

1  6

Michigan

7

Minnesota

5

Mississippi

7

Missouri (Show Me)

7

Montana

7

Nebraska

8

Nevada  (most libertarian)

7

New Hampshire

 

New Jersey

4  5

New Mexico

 

New York

3  4

North Carolina

5

North Dakota

7

Ohio

7

Oklahoma

7  5

Oregon

3   4  7

Pennsylvania (America Starts Here)

 

Rhode Island

3   4

South Carolina

5

South Dakota

6

Tennessee

6

Texas

5

Utah

7

Vermont

2

Virginia

6

Washington

 

West Virginia

 

Wisconsin

6

Wyoming

 

 

 

 

Information given in US Today May 17 2005