The U.S. Supreme Court made a historic ruling on Friday, granting same-sex couples the right to legally marry in any state.
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The highest court in the country ruled state bans on gay marriage are unconstitutional. Justices sided 5-4 in favour of the landmark motion.
Same-sex marriage was already legal in 37 states along with the District of Columbia. Friday's ruling means all states must recognize same-sex marriages regardless of laws banning the practice.
Here is the official ruling from the Supreme Court: