The Supreme Court Just Ruled That Gay Marriage Is Legal In All 50 States
Love is love is love. Marriage is marriage is marriage.
So says a historic decision this morning from the Supreme Court of the United States. SCOTUS ruled, 5-4, that same-sex marriage is a Constitutional right.
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority and was joined by Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Stephen Breyer.
The ruling reads:
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel A. Alito, Jr. dissented.
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Politicians and celebrities immediately began responding to the news. Some of the highlights:
This momentous decision comes just a day after another big SCOTUS ruling that upheld Obamacare subsidies, essentially saving the healthcare reform.