States free to enact laws recognising same-sex marriage in absence of central law: Supreme Court

Both the majority and the minority decisions concurred that State legislatures can take a call in the absence of Central legislation.
Same sex marriage and Supreme Court
Same sex marriage and Supreme Court

In what could be an observation of significant implications, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that State legislatures are free to enact laws recognizing and regulating same-sex marriage in the absence of any central law made by the parliament governing such relationships.

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