A big step forward for the United States of America.

A big step forward for the United States of America.

So it would seem that the United States of America is starting to become a little more open minded!

In a landmark ruling today the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal in the United States, ushering in marital rights for gays and lesbians throughout the land.

In a 5-4 decision, the court held that same-sex couples have the right to marry. Those in favor of the ruling included justices Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan. Those dissenting included Chief Justice John Roberts and Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

"The generations that wrote and ratifiedĀ the Bill of RightsĀ and the Fourteenth Amendment did not presume to know the extent of freedom in all of its dimensions, and so they entrusted to future generations a charter protecting the right of all persons to enjoy liberty as we learn its meaning," Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion.

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Posted by James on June 26th 2015

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