SCOTUS Rules for Same-Sex Marriage

Added on by Loren Elliott.

The past week has been crazy. It started with the Supreme Court's decision in favor of same-sex marriage. Below are some photos of reaction at San Francisco City Hall, followed by images of the first couple to get married at City Hall following the ruling (same-sex couples could already get married in California, but the ruling made this true nationally). 

Joe Capley-Alfano monitors his phone for updates on a Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage as husband Frank Capley-Alfano holds him in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Joe Capley-Alfano monitors his phone for updates on a Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage as husband Frank Capley-Alfano holds him in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Joe Capley-Alfano (holding phone), husband Frank Capley-Alfano (holding flag), Laura Carnosa (in pink) and others cheer moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Joe Capley-Alfano (holding phone), husband Frank Capley-Alfano (holding flag), Laura Carnosa (in pink) and others cheer moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Frank Capley-Alfano raises an American flag while embracing husband Joe Capley-Alfano moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Frank Capley-Alfano raises an American flag while embracing husband Joe Capley-Alfano moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Joe Capley-Alfano (right) embraces husband Frank Capley-Alfano moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Joe Capley-Alfano (right) embraces husband Frank Capley-Alfano moments after finding out the Supreme Court's positive ruling on same-sex marriage in front of City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015.

Mark Streeter (front) and partner Hai Nguyen approach the steps of City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. The couple went to City Hall to get married the morning of the ruling. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.

Mark Streeter (front) and partner Hai Nguyen approach the steps of City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. The couple went to City Hall to get married the morning of the ruling. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.

Mark Streeter (left) and partner Hai Nguyen walk through City Hall in San Francisco, California, on their way to get married shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter (left) and partner Hai Nguyen walk through City Hall in San Francisco, California, on their way to get married shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

From right: Hai Nguyen and partner Mark Streeter fill out paperwork to receive their marriage license as Ben Byrne and soon-to-be wife Lauren Blears do the same at City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.

From right: Hai Nguyen and partner Mark Streeter fill out paperwork to receive their marriage license as Ben Byrne and soon-to-be wife Lauren Blears do the same at City Hall in San Francisco, California, on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex.

Mark Streeter fills out paperwork to receive a marriage license with partner Hai Nguyen (not pictured) at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter fills out paperwork to receive a marriage license with partner Hai Nguyen (not pictured) at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter hugs his mother, Linda Streeter, while waiting with partner Hai Nguyen (not pictured) to receive a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter hugs his mother, Linda Streeter, while waiting with partner Hai Nguyen (not pictured) to receive a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter and partner Hai Nguyen hold hands while waiting to receive a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Mark Streeter and partner Hai Nguyen hold hands while waiting to receive a marriage license at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Hai Nguyen (left) and Mark Streeter are married by Deputy Marriage Commissioner John Pleskach at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Hai Nguyen (left) and Mark Streeter are married by Deputy Marriage Commissioner John Pleskach at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. 

Hai Nguyen (left) and Mark Streeter are married by Deputy Marriage Commissioner John Pleskach at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. Mark's mother, Linda Streeter, is seen in the background. 

Hai Nguyen (left) and Mark Streeter are married by Deputy Marriage Commissioner John Pleskach at City Hall in San Francisco, California, shortly after the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex. Mark's mother, Linda Streeter, is seen in the background.