It is a life-changing day here in the United States. Only a few hours ago the Supreme Court ruled, 5-4, that Same-Sex Marriage is a Constitutional right. Yes, that means that Same-Sex Marriage is legal and must be permitted and recognized in all 50 states. #All50
This decision is one that has been a long time coming. The movement began as an individual state matter and, in the last few years, has become a country-level issue. Today, people all over the U.S. are celebrating this life changing decision.
Many celebrities have expressed their excitement and support of this decision:
— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) June 26, 2015
👏👏👏👏💍💍💍💍💍💍😍😍😍😍🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈❤️💙💚💛💜 PROUD to be American today. — olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) June 26, 2015
YAAAAAAAaAaYAAAAAaAAayaaaAAAAAAAAAA THERE’S A PARTY IN THE USGAAAYYY — ya boy anthony (@LOHANTHONY) June 26, 2015
GAY. MARRIAGE. IS. LEGAL. IN. EVERY. STATE. PINCH MY GAY ARM I MUST BE DREAMING.
— ya boy anthony (@LOHANTHONY) June 26, 2015
People all over the country and from all walks of life couldn’t be more thrilled:
So happy the United States finally woke up and destroyed an issue that never should’ve been there in the first place. LOVE WINS❤️💜💛💚💙💍 — Arielle (@ariellexvanessa) June 26, 2015
CONGRATS AMERICA FOR BEING 50 STATES OF GAY 🌈🇺🇸 — stephanie (@stephxstephxee) June 26, 2015
Legalizing gay marriage, health care and booting the confederate flag all in one week. America, I believe in you again. — Elizabeth Plank (@feministabulous) June 26, 2015
Some of the best reactions came from the Georgetown community:
— Kevin Lo (@KevincwenLo) June 26, 2015
“The Court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. No longer may this liberty be denied to them” #All50
— Maeve E (@MAE_ihelpy0u) June 26, 2015
Government officials ran to Twitter as well to express their emotions:
Thanks SCOTUS for changing lives and making the U.S. an even better place to live.