How did the Supreme Court legalize gay marriage?

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, seen here in 2010, joined with the justices on the 5-4 decision legalizing gay marriage in Massachusetts, becoming the first African-American woman to serve on the high court.

The law cannot be rewritten by politicians who do not share the American people’s vision of a society in which everyone has equal opportunity to thrive and prosper. “

We cannot afford to lose sight of the rights that are central to the American Dream.

“As the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled, our nation cannot be forced to surrender this right, and the court must ensure that the laws that we pass today protect and uphold the rights enshrined in the Constitution. “

“Today marks a turning point in American history, and it is time to honor the legacy of those who stood up for freedom and equality, and to hold the line on what we have become. “

“Let’s fight to defend the sanctity of the institution of marriage.””

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Let’s fight to defend the sanctity of the institution of marriage.”

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