Same-sex marriage by state

Published On: May 07 2012 01:57:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Nov 18 2014 03:21:50 PM EST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday is hearing arguments on whether there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage. Here's a look at the path same-sex marriage has taken across the country.

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In Texas, the state's gay marriage ban was struck down in January 2014 by a federal judge who said it serves "no legitimate governmental purpose." But, as in many other states, enforcement was delayed pending appeals. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard the case last month and a ruling is pending.

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