Because state officials will not appeal Tuesday's ruling striking down Nevada's ban on same-sex marriage, couples in that state can soon begin to marry, the Supreme Court announced.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy granted Idaho's request for a stay on yesterday's order striking down the state's marriage ban, as attorneys for the state's Republican leadership prepare to appeal.
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.