PHOTOS: The first weddings after SCOTUS brought marriage to the nation
June 26, 2015
Today, thousands of couples' lives were changed when the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of the freedom to marry, ending marriage discrimination throughout the country.
After the United States Supreme Court's ruling, 13 states' marriage bans were struck down. As counties announced that they were following the law of the land -- and the nation's highest court's hundreds of couples rushed to their local county clerks to, at long last, get married to their true love.
See pictures of couples in states across the country that, for the first time, were respected by America.
First same-sex marriage license just issued in Arkansas post the SCOTUS ruling. pic.twitter.com/dndR0ROy1u— Elicia Dover (@EliciaDover) June 26, 2015
Exchanging rings. "I choose you to be my wife." pic.twitter.com/lvt5kzDhFp— Steven Hale (@iamstevenhale) June 26, 2015
first same sex couple married in Nebraska ??