The Supreme Court ruled Friday same-sex couples have a Constitutional right to marriage in all 50 states. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion in the 5-4 ruling. The decision prompted an immediate flood of social media reactions.
— AP Interactive (@AP_Interactive) June 26, 2015
You can hear the cheering from the crowd outside the Supreme Court from outside the Capitol as the gay marriage decision is announced
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorpNBC) June 26, 2015
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— BuzzFeed (@BuzzFeed) June 26, 2015
The scene outside of the Supreme Court a second after the decision pic.twitter.com/FGIbIbKk3x
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) June 26, 2015
Before today’s SCOTUS decision, gay marriage legal in 37 states: 8 by legislative action, 3 by popular vote, 26 by court order.
— Byron York (@ByronYork) June 26, 2015
“Today we can say in no uncertain terms that we’ve made our union a little more perfect.” —President Obama #LoveWins
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 26, 2015
All marriages at their root are about love. In America, our laws now recognize that simple truth. #LoveWins today & we couldn’t be prouder.
— Vice President Biden (@VP) June 26, 2015
— NYT Politics (@nytpolitics) June 26, 2015
Gov @ScottWalker calling for amendment to US Constitution declaring marriage between one man and one woman
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) June 26, 2015
Marco Rubio’s position is essentially mine: Wrong decision; but now the law; let’s move on to protecting conscience. pic.twitter.com/gYrJYOUwaz
— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) June 26, 2015
here’s where gay marriage is now legal in America pic.twitter.com/ZddygTYd3U
— David Wyllie (@journodave) June 26, 2015
Supreme Court has legalized gay marriage. This battle in the culture war is over.
— Tim Stanley (@timothy_stanley) June 26, 2015
— Peter Foster (@pmdfoster) June 26, 2015
BREAKING; Amid all the terror & carnage, some good news: US Supreme Court just made gay marriage legal in all 50 states.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) June 26, 2015
— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) June 26, 2015
John Roberts in gay marriage dissent: “But this Court is not a legislature.” Not what you said yesterday, bruh.
— Sean Davis (@seanmdav) June 26, 2015
How far we’ve come since the Pres Obama & Sen. Clinton ran against gay marriage in 2008! People can change. Never give up. #SCOTUSMarriage
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) June 26, 2015
Obama’s 2008 position on gay marriage unavailable for comment. pic.twitter.com/sXkY8LkbS4
— Ben Howe (@BenHowe) June 26, 2015
You signed & praised DOMA. https://t.co/DZBLwijsU2
— Shoshana Weissmann (@senatorshoshana) June 26, 2015
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 26, 2015
I’m sorry, but I believe that marriage is between a man and a woman and that woman’s crazy Greek family.
— Chip Chantry (@ChipChantry) June 26, 2015
WOW at the tone of this footnote in Scalia’s dissent. pic.twitter.com/ob3mm9c1UD
— Taniel (@Taniel) June 26, 2015
Love won. #MarriageEquality
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 26, 2015
If you had told me in 2004 that America would have a black president, universal health care, and gay marriage by 2015, I would have laughed
— Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) June 26, 2015
I hope additional countries, including Israel, will follow in the footsteps of the United States and grant this basic right to all.
— Moshe Bogie Ya’alon (@bogie_yaalon) June 26, 2015
The cars on the uber app have little rainbows for scotus decision pic.twitter.com/2sko1b7SRj
— Alana Goodman (@alanagoodman) June 26, 2015
This is not something news organizations do, is it? pic.twitter.com/oAtZxxmK5u
— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) June 26, 2015
Trump, I guess, is unhappy that Roberts didn’t join the majority opinion to legalize gay marriage. https://t.co/M3L5izod2b
— Josh Barro (@jbarro) June 26, 2015
PLOT TWIST: heretofore obscure provision of Obamacare now requires everyone to purchase gay wedding gifts on federal exchange
— Tony!ToniTone! Stark (@StarkTTT) June 26, 2015
Lindsey Graham warns GOP against a “divisive effort that would be doomed to fail” to change the Constitution and ban gay marriage
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) June 26, 2015
2005: Our marriage won’t affect your rights. 2014: Bake a cake or be destroyed. 2015: We won’t touch your church. Promise. Tee hee.
— John Nolte (@NolteNC) June 26, 2015
Gay marriage is dead. Long live MARRIAGE.
— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) June 26, 2015
— Ben & Jerry’s (@benandjerrys) June 26, 2015
— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) June 26, 2015