The state's attorney general and governor will continue to deny gays and lesbians marriage rights, despite the Supreme Court letting a circuit court ruling stand that also covers South Carolina.
Tuesday's ruling by the Ninth Circuit could have implications in three more states.
The couple at the center of the Oklahoma marriage case expressed joy over the Supreme Court's decision but also were "a little bit annoyed" that the court didn't get directly involved.
HRC president Chad Griffin toasts the states that extend the right to marry to all couples, but acknowledges many couples still seek equal justice.
The issue is now clearly back in the political arena, but Republicans seem to want to avoid it.
That's one of the choice quotes from the right wing in the wake of today's decision not to take up marriage equality cases, along with calling the action the 'Roe v. Wade of sodomy-based marriage.'
Ultra-rightists in France are crying vive la difference over parental rights for straight versus same-sex couples.
Lena Dunham, the creator of the hit TV series Girls, says she won’t marry her boyfriend until marriage equality is realized in all 50 states.