Lee Royal, Denis. Thank you Supreme Court. Contreras and Perez said the ruling means they can finally marry in the state where they were born and raised. As Kennedy read his opinion, court spectators, including lead plaintiff James Obergefell, wiped away tears of joy.
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The majority and dissenting opinions took differing views about whether the decision would harm religious liberty. The most prominent supporters of same-sex marriage are human rights and civil rights organizations as well as the medical and scientific communities, while the most prominent opponents are religious groups.
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