A new trial was initiated by a dozen states against the Obama administration and its commitment to protect transgender people.
15 states ask the Supreme Court to maintain the marriage equality ban to leave the matter in the hands of voters.
"The court hereby declares that Montana’s laws that ban same-sex marriage ... violate plaintiffs’ rights to equal protection of the laws as guaranteed by the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution," wrote U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris.
In 10 years, the number of self-identified gay and lesbian couples in United-States has almost doubled according to 2010 Census.
Normally, the constitution of Montana must grant equality of treatment for all people so for gays and lesbians also. Based on this, ACLU will defend Mary Anne Guggenheim and her partner of 27 years, Jan Donaldson.