- Civil marriage equality cannot legally be denied at the state level, via the Supreme Court of the United States, as of 26 June 2015. (Same-sex couples have the legal right to marry.)
- 8 July 2015, Marriage equality comes to Georgia: The HR memo - By Jim Galloway, Political Insider blog, AJC.com
- On 26 June 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled FOR marriage equality and that same-gender couples have the constitutional right to marry in all 50 states and all U.S. territories.
- MARRIAGE EQUALITY FAQ
- If a marriage license is refused to you, please contact one of the following legal organizations immediately!
- Lambda Legal
- 1 case in Federal District Court (11th) challenging state ban on marriage equality.
- Georgia is the home of the legal case Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), in which the Supreme Court of the United States upheld (5–4) a Georgia state law banning sodomy. The ruling was overturned by the Court 17 years later in the landmark case Lawrence v. Texas (2003).
- Constitutional ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions from 2004 until 26 June 2015, per Constitutional Amendment 1.