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Supreme Court rules 5 to 4 same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states

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  • Last Updated: Friday, 26 June 2015 08:47
  • Published: Friday, 26 June 2015 08:38
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marriage-won-signIn a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage.

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote the majority opinion in the 5 to 4 decision. He was joined by the court’s four more liberal justices.

Justice Kennedy said gay and lesbian couples had a fundamental right to marry.

“No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family,” he wrote. “In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than once they were.”



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