US gay marriage: Reaction to ruling
Following the US Supreme Court's decision of legalising gay marriages nationwide the reactions in social media has been pouring in from all over the world.
— Michael Li (@mcpli) June 26, 2015
When news of the court's landmark decision affirming gay marriage rights in all 50 states broke, celebrations quickly erupted outside the court building - and on Twitter.
— GLAAD (@glaad) June 26, 2015
Thank you Justice Kennedy! Reagan appointee & the most pro-gay SCOTUS Justice in the history of the United States. pic.twitter.com/8iZT8gLv6e
— LogCabinRepublicans (@LogCabinGOP) June 26, 2015
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) June 26, 2015
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 26, 2015
Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 26, 2015
— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) June 26, 2015
Some of the political reaction wasn't as joyous, however. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee condemned the ruling.
— Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) June 26, 2015
Others took the opportunity to point out that it's been an interesting week for flags in the US.
And a White House agency offered what it saw as an appropriate photo.