Americans for Marriage Equality

State ResourcesArizona

Status: Constitutional amendment banning marriage equality.

In Connelly v. Brewer, seven same-sex couples, represented by private counsel, are challenging Arizona's marriage ban in federal court. The plaintiffs argue that denying them access to marriage violates their rights to due process and equal protection under the U.S. Constitution. Their complaint was filed in January 2014.

In Majors v. Roche, seven same-sex couples and two surviving spouses, represented by Lambda Legal, are also challenging Arizona's ban in federal court. Their complaint was filed on March 12, 2014.