The Supreme Court rejected appeals Monday from five states, which wanted to keep their bans on same-sex marriage. As a result gay marriage is now legalized in in 30 states with over 60 percent of the U.S. population now living in a state where marriage equality might be legal.
The US Supreme Court is to consider two landmark cases on same-sex marriage this week.
President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to strike down California’s same-sex marriage ban.
The Supreme Court stepped into the debate concerning gay marriage for the first time on Friday.