States Where Gay Marriage is Still Illegal Prove The Fight Is Far From Over

In the Supreme Court's historic ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act, it did not find that there's a constitutional right to a same-sex marriage. Indeed, that wasn't the question before it.

The picture on the ground remains incredibly mixed. A majority of states still do not allow for same-sex couples to get married. While the DOMA decision is a landmark moment, the movement for full equality still has many milestones ahead of it.


A slew of states (those in red), do not allow for same-sex couples to be married. They include Texas, Idaho, Wyoming, Florida, Georgia, there's almost too many to list ... But after today, a lot people are going to be relishing the next fight.

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Michael McCutcheon

Michael was formerly special projects editor at Mic. Prior to that, he worked at the Open Society Foundations on electoral reform. A native Seattleite, he's still mad about the SuperSonics.

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