6 States Where Gay Marriage Could Be Legal by 2016


With DOMA ruled as unconstitutional and Prop 8 overturned, the focus of marriage equality is now on state reactions to the the Supreme Court's late June decisions. Though Prop 8 was seen as a triumph for many in the LGBT community, its narrow lens — it only applies to California — now leaves states to fend for themselves when it comes to deciding on gay marriage. Although the majority of Americans now support marriage equality, the state-by-state battleground will be scrappy.