GOP Candidates and Other Pols React to Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

From “#LoveWins” to an “out-of-control act of unconstitutional judicial tyranny.”

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In a historic five-to-four ruling Friday, the US Supreme Court ruled that bans on same sex marriage are unconstitutional. Reaction across Twitter was swift, with opinion ranging from pure joy to pure anger.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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