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5 Noteworthy Quotes From President Obama on Supreme Court Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

By    |   Friday, 31 Jul 2015 11:56 PM

Since the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage, President Obama has verbally supported and commended the court’s decision.

Here are five quotes from the president on the Supreme Court ruling and the White House projecting the rainbow flag in celebration for same-sex couples.

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“This ruling will strengthen all of our communities by offering to all loving same-sex couples the dignity of marriage across this great land.” Obama said during remarks given at the White House Rose Garden following the announcement.

“It's a victory for gay and lesbian couples who have fought so long for their basic civil rights. It’s a victory for their children, whose families will now be recognized as equal to any other. It’s a victory for the allies and friends and supporters who spent years, even decades, working and praying for change to come.”

“We are big and vast and diverse; a nation of people with different backgrounds and beliefs, different experiences and stories, but bound by our shared ideal that no matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love, America is a place where you can write your own destiny.”

“Folks who were willing to endure bullying and taunts, and stayed strong, and came to believe in themselves and who they were, and slowly made an entire country realize that love is love.”

“I did not have a chance to comment on how good the White House looked in rainbow colors,” President Obama said according to The Washington Post. ”That made it a really good week. To see people gathered in an evening outside on a beautiful summer night, and to feel whole, and to feel accepted, and to feel that they had a right to love, that was pretty cool."

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Obama also posted about the ruling on Twitter.


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