The Supreme Court Has Ruled On Gay Marriage, And These Couples Couldn’t Be Happier.

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"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." ~ Judge Anthony Kennedy

It's official: In a landmark opinion, the Supreme Court has just ruled that states cannot ban same-sex married. The ruling establishes a new civil rights, and it's a tremendous victory for equality that has been a long time coming.

Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote about the ruling, saying:

"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In forming a marital union, two people become something greater than they once were."

To commemorate this occasion, take a look at these beautiful photographs of same-sex couples who have already had the chance to get married in their states - along with some of our favorite quotes about love. This is truly a day where love wins, and the thought of it will bring a tear to your eye if it hasn't already.

Pete Marovich