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9 Empowering quotes on the same-sex marriage ruling that prove #LoveWins

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Same-sex marriage

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Sit back, relax and prepare to fall in love with these empowering quotes by public officials about same-sex marriage.

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President Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama

"When all Americans are treated as equal, we are all more free." — President Barack Obama

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Jim Obergefell

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Jim Obergefell

"Today's victory proves that anything is possible, and I could not be more hopeful about the capacity of this country to change for the better." — Jim Obergefell

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The Supreme Court

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"Rising from the most basic human needs, marriage is essential to our most profound hopes and aspirations." — Supreme Court of the United States

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President Barack Obama

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President Barack Obama

"Ordinary people can do extraordinary things." — President Barack Obama

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Michelle Obama

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Michelle Obama

"This decision recognizes the fundamental truth that our love is all equal. Today is a great day for America. #LoveWins" — First Lady Michelle Obama

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The Supreme Court

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"Same-sex couples, too, may aspire to the transcendent purposes of marriage and seek fulfillment in its highest meaning." — Supreme Court of the United States

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Jim Obergefell

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Jim Obergefell

"It's my hope that the term 'gay marriage' will soon be a thing of the past, that from this day forward it will simply be, marriage, and our nation will be better off because of it." — Jim Obergefell

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The Supreme Court

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"It would misunderstand these men and women to say they disrespect the idea of marriage. Their plea is that they do respect it, respect it so deeply that they seek to find its fulfillment for themselves. Their hope is not to be condemned to live in loneliness, excluded from one of civilization’s oldest institutions. They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right. It is so ordered." — Supreme Court of the United States

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