Gay marriage is legal in all 50 states after the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 in a landmark decision Friday. Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion for the ruling, which marks the culmination of a years-long fight for gay rights activists. Massachusetts was the first state to legalize gay marriage in 2004. Gay marriages began in D.C. in 2010.
“It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage,” Kennedy said in the ruling.
We went to the Supreme Court to capture the reaction to the ruling:
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