Recently, a Texas Federal Judge ruled that Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional. Currently the Judge’s ruling is being stayed pending an appeal. But if upheld, it could have a huge impact on the LGBT community, possibly allowing them to marry in Texas. Click here to read more about the ruling and the possible implications.
The constitutionality of same-sex marriage is not a new concept, but is starting to make progress with the ruling of the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision that DOMA was unconstitutional. Texas is only one of many states where the constitutionally of same-sex marriage ban is currently being challenged.
Now we wait the 5th Circuit’s opinion to see if Texas is the next state to allow same-sex marriages.