- June 26, 2015
Missed the excitement outside of the Supreme Court today? Check out HRC's livefeed from earlier today.
4:35pm: At this point, marriages have begun in all but one state. Governor Bobby Jindal continues to stand in the way of marriage equality in Lousiana.
3:27 pm: In case you missed it, Youtube stars Raymond Braun, Austin Rhodes and Aaron Rhodes were down at the Court this morning.
2:32 pm: Louisiana court clerks advised to wait 25 days to issue same-sex marriage licenses.
1:57 pm: Marriages underway in Tenneesse
Family and friends wedge themselves between media for Nashville's second same sex marriage. pic.twitter.com/6OMaqXTd0r— Adam Tamburin (@tamburintweets) June 26, 2015
1:51 pm: Couple marries in Little Rock, Arkansas
1:38 pm: South Dakota county issues same-sex marriage licenses.
BREAKING: South Dakota county issues same-sex marriage license in wake of Supreme Court ruling.— The Associated Press (@AP) June 26, 2015
1:12pm: Marriage on hold in Mississippi
12:45pm: Marriages could soon begin in some counties in Tennessee
Thrilled to be at the Davidson County Clerk's Office waiting for @MeganBarry2015 to perform one of the first same sex marriages in town.— Anne Havard (@almostharvard) June 26, 2015
12:26 pm: Nebraska Attorney General says states will comply will Supreme Court decision.
12:21 pm: Couples are arriving at Texas country clerk offices in the hopes of receiving a marriage license today.
11:56 am: Overwhelming outpouring of support continues on social.
Wow. So moved to hear such amazing news. What a beautiful day. Grateful to those who have worked so tirelessly for equality. #lovewins❤️❤️— Ellen Page (@EllenPage) June 26, 2015
11:53 am: Kentucky Governor calls for clerks to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses.
BREAKING: Kentucky governor instructs county clerks to issues marriage licenses to same sex couples.— The Associated Press (@AP) June 26, 2015
11:36 am: Marriages begin in counties in Michigan and Alabama
Washtenaw County court will be offering marriage licenses to all eligible couples today in downtown #AnnArbor.— Ben Freed (@BFreedInA2) June 26, 2015
11:34 am: Georgia Governor Deal promises marriage equality will come to the Peach State.
The state of Georgia is subject to the laws of the United States, and we will follow them.— Governor Nathan Deal (@GovernorDeal) June 26, 2015
11:22 am: Reports coming in of marriages beginning in Ohio.
11:12am: The first same-sex couple set to marry legally in Georgia's Fulton County Courthouse.
11am: Jim Obergefell receives a call from President Obama congratulating him on today's monumental victory: ""I couldn't be prouder of you."
All marriages at their root are about love. In America, our laws now recognize that simple truth. #LoveWins today & we couldn't be prouder.— Vice President Biden (@VP) June 26, 2015
It’s time state officials everywhere heed the call of history and begin issuing marriage licenses to loving same-sex couples.— Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin) June 26, 2015
Same sex marriage decision a huge step on road to equality. Have not reached our destination but the journey made less difficult by decision— Eric Holder (@EricHolder) June 26, 2015
Equality For All!— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) June 26, 2015
At long last, from coast to coast, marriage equality is now the law of the land. #LoveWins— Chad Griffin (@ChadHGriffin) June 26, 2015
Races don't fall in love, genders don't fall in love--people fall in love. #SCOTUSMarriage— John Lewis (@repjohnlewis) June 26, 2015
Proud to celebrate a historic victory for marriage equality—& the courage & determination of LGBT Americans who made it possible. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 26, 2015
Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins— President Obama (@POTUS) June 26, 2015