A police officer is dwarfed amid the marble columns of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, as the justices heard arguments on the second day of the new term. The justices cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. The court's order effectively makes gay marriage legal now in 30 states.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Status of gay marriage in all 50 states

Here’s the legal status of gay marriage in all 50 states, a day after the Supreme Court in one fell swoop effectively raised the number of s…