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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speaks during the American Bar Association (ABA) 59th annual "Antitrust Law Spring" meeting in Washington, DC, on March 31, 2011. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

11 Tweets That Brilliantly Make Fun Of Justice Scalia’s Dissent On Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Justice Antonin Scalia had some choice words in his dissenting opinion on the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage. And the Internet was quick to respond. (Via 997[NOW!])

06/26/2015

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Scalia Says ‘California Does Not Count’ In Dissenting Same-Sex Marriage Opinion

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had some choice words to include in his dissent on the legalization of same-sex marriage.

06/26/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama gives remarks on the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, in the Rose Garden at the White House June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC.  Today the high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Obama Says ‘America Should Be Very Proud’ Of Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

President Obama discussed the sweeping decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Friday to strike down bans on gay marriage.

06/26/2015

San Francisco City Hall with rainbow flag draped over steps. (Greg Welk)

Tears, Cheers & Hugs: San Francisco Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

The streets of San Francisco are brimming with jubilation Friday after the Supreme Court made history with a decision to constitutionally allow same-sex couples to get married.

06/26/2015

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7 California Liberals React To Gay Marriage Becoming Law Of Land

Gay rights supporters cheered, danced and wept outside the court when the decision was announced. Here in California, liberal politicians took to Twitter to celebrate the momentous news.

06/26/2015

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FULL TEXT SUPREME COURT OPINION: Justices Make Marriage Legal For All Couples Across U.S.

No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies
the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice,
and family. In forming a marital union, two people become
something greater than once they were. As some of
the petitioners in these cases demonstrate, marriage
embodies a love that may endure even past death. It
would misunderstand these men and women to say they
disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do
respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its
fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned
to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s
oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the
eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right

06/26/2015

Justice Anthony Kennedy

What They Said: Quotes From Supreme Court On Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON (CBS/AP)- The Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage across the country Friday. The outcome is the culmination of two decades of Supreme Court litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally. Read More: SAME SEX MARRIAGE […]

06/26/2015

Baseball in glove (Getty Images)

Sonoma Baseball Squad Makes History With First Openly Gay Pro

Baseball history was made in Northern California when the sport’s first active professional player to come out as gay pitched a shutout before an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more impressed with his performance than his role as a pioneer.

06/26/2015

A BART police officer at the Oakland Coliseum station on August 11, 2005. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Police 1 Of 1st In Nation To Implement Policy On Interactions With Transgender People

BART police have become one of the first police departments in the country to implement a specific policy governing interactions with transgender individuals, BART officials said Thursday.

06/25/2015

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Supreme Court Ruling On Gay Marriage: 5 Things To Know Before The Announcement

The future of gay marriage depends on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expected Friday or more likely Monday, and as the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community and opposing conservatives anxiously await the ruling, there are 5 things everyone might want to know beforehand.

06/25/2015

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