· CDMX Netherlands: · Netherlands proper New Zealand: · New Zealand proper Norway Portugal South Africa Spain Sweden Taiwan* United Kingdom: · England and Wales · Scotland · AX & DX, AC & TA · BM, AQ, IO, FK · GI, GG, IM, PN United States: · All 50 states · DC, GU, MP, PR, VI · some tribal jurisdictions Uruguay Andorra Australia: · ACT, NSW, QLD, · SA, TAS, VIC Austria Chile Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Ecuador Estonia* Greece Hungary Italy Liechtenstein Mexico: · Tlaxcala Netherlands: · Aruba Slovenia Switzerland Taiwan Same-sex marriage in Arkansas is legal under the U. Prior to that, same-sex marriage in Arkansas was briefly legal for a period beginning on May 9, 2014, as the result of a ruling by Sixth Judicial Circuit Judge Chris Piazza, striking down the state's constitutional and legislative ban on same-sex marriage as violating the Constitution of the United States. Windsor, Arkansans for Equality submitted proposed language for a 2014 ballot measure that would repeal the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Hodges, a landmark case in which same-sex marriage bans were struck down on June 26, 2015.
She also ruled that a ban on same-sex marriage is a form of sex discrimination, which is therefore reviewed under the standard known as "heightened scrutiny".
On November 25, 2014, a federal district court struck down Arkansas's ban on same-sex marriage. On November 2, 2004, Arkansas voters approved Constitutional Amendment 3, a state initiated constitutional amendment that prohibited the recognition of same-sex marriage, as well as anything "identical or substantially similar to marital status" in the state of Arkansas. Attorney General Dustin Mc Daniel rejected the proposal for the 2014 ballot on July 12 and again on August 12, and the proposal for the 2016 ballot on September 18 and October 7, each time citing problems with the wording.On November 11, 2015, former Justice Donald Corbin, one of the original justices to hear the case, revealed that the Court had voted 5-2 to strike down the state's marriage ban in 2014. Corbin urged the other justices to issue the opinion before the end of his term in 2014, but for unstated reasons, the ruling was never issued.Corbin stated that he wrote a majority opinion finding that Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage violates both the Arkansas and U. Instead, the court waited for the Supreme Court to decide another case on the same issue, and dismissed Wright as moot.The resolution needed 18 votes to pass and thus failed by one vote.However, that same day, the vote was expunged and the Senate revoted on it on February 28, where it passed 18-9.