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In light of the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling Friday that all U.S. states must recognize same-sex marriages, here is how celebrities and politicians have been reacting to the news on Twitter:

BREAKING: #SCOTUS has just announced that love is equal across the nation!!! #MarriageEquality #LoveAlwaysWins #Loveislove

— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) June 26, 2015

Equality For All!

— Billie Jean King (@BillieJeanKing) June 26, 2015

Hugely emotional that marriage equality has finally come to the U.S. History! Love ALWAYS wins. ❤️❤️❤️

— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (he/him/his) (@jessetyler) June 26, 2015

Be proud. #equality #SCOTUSMarriage

— Game of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) June 26, 2015

Wow. Another historic day for #MarriageEquality!

— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015

I am overwhelmed with joy! It's feels good to be an American in all 50 states! There's still more to do, but I'm celebrating today! #LOVE

— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) 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 (@POTUS44) June 26, 2015

Today is beautiful 🇺🇸💞💍

— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) 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

Let Freedom Ring: freedom to love, freedom to marry! Here is to our great nation further affirming life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness.

— Cory Booker (@CoryBooker) June 26, 2015


— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 26, 2015

NEVER AGAIN will it be referred to as "gay marriage". It's now called "marriage." #SCOTUSMarriage

— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) June 26, 2015


— Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) 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

#MarriageEquaility!!!! A giant step towards our country being a better place to be!

— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) June 26, 2015

Love won. #MarriageEquality

— Ellen DeGeneres (@EllenDeGeneres) June 26, 2015

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