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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

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom rides in the 43rd annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration & Parade June 30, 2013, in San Francisco, California.  The annual S.F. Pride Parade occurred just days after same-sex marriages were reinstated in California following the recent Supreme Court rulings.  (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

Gavin Newsom’s ‘It’s Going To Happen’ Prediction Comes True

The man often credited with putting the same-sex marriage debate on the front burner seemed to express relief and gratitude that same-sex marriage equality is now the law of the land in the United States.

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

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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

Supporters and opposers of same-sex marriages gather outside the US Supreme Court waiting for its decision on April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments on whether gay couples have a constitutional right to wed -- a potentially historic decision that could see same-sex marriage recognized nationwide. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Historic Supreme Court Ruling Makes Gay Marriage Legal In All 50 States

In a sweeping historic ruling, the Supreme Court gave same-sex couples the right to marry under the Constitution.

06/26/2015

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Nintendo Games To Feature Same-Sex Marriages Between Characters

Nintendo confirmed that the new Fire Emblem role-playing games will introduce same-sex marriage to players.

06/24/2015

Irish Senator Katherine Zappone (L) kisses her wife Ann Louise Gilligan. 
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Where In The World Is Same-Sex Marriage Legal?

As America awaits the Supreme Court decision on whether to make same-sex marriage the law of the land in the United States, here is a list of other countries around the world where it already is.

06/24/2015

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15 Advancements LGBT Community Will Be Celebrating During SF Pride

Public support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights has come a long way since California narrowly passed the Proposition 8 same-sex marriage ban in 2008.

06/22/2015

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No Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Monday; Supreme Court Watchers Eye Possible Thursday Ruling

Those expecting a landmark ruling on the fate of same-sex marriage from the U.S. Supreme Court will have to wait until at least Thursday after justices failed to release their opinion on the case Monday morning.

06/22/2015

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With Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling Imminent, Couples And Courthouses Make Plans

With a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage expected any day now, gay couples in states with bans are making wedding plans, courthouse officials are getting ready for different scenarios and steadfast foes are working on their strategies to keep up the opposition.

06/21/2015

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