What Would Happen If The Gay Marriage Ban Was Repealed Tomorrow?

“Gay couples would still need to get married in one of the five states, or the District of Columbia, that perform same-sex marriages,” the New York Times’ Tara Siegel Bernard explains. “But if they went back home to a state that did not recognize their union, they would still be strangers in the eyes of that state’s government. The couple would need to continue to file their state income tax returns separately, for instance.”