Challenges to gay marriage bans: Where they stand


State bans on same-sex marriages have been falling around the country since summer 2013, when the Supreme Court ordered the federal government to recognize state-sanctioned gay marriages.

The remaining state bans all face legal challenges, and the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago heard arguments Tuesday on cases from Indiana and Wisconsin.

A look at where cases pending in other states stand:

Gay couples can marry in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

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