Prop 8 Decision: Images of an Historic Day

A gallery of events surrounding the Supreme Court's historic decision regarding California's ban on same-sex marriage.

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Cosgrove Norstadt (R) and Jeff Foote hold roses while exchanging vows as they were married at San Francisco City Hall on June 28, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals lifted California's ban on same-sex marriages just three days after the Supreme Court ruled that supporters of the ban, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the high court. California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered all counties in the state to begin issuing licenses immediately. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Prop 8 plaintiffs Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier were the first to be married at San Francisco City Hall, Friday, June 28, 2013, after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted the stay on same-sex marriage.
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Plaintiffs on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Lori Bilella (L) and Renara Moreira celebrate the results from the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Jewelle Gomez (R) and Diane Sabin react upon hearing the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage in City Hall June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The high court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and ruled that supporters of California's ban on gay marriage, Proposition 8, could not defend it before the Supreme Court. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Gay rights supporter Jay Norris, of New York City, holds a U.S. flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court is expected to rule on the DOMA and Prop 8 gay marriage cases.
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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 20: Supporters of same sex marriage listen to the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony where Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois marriage equality act into law making the state the 16th to allow such unions on November 20, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Gay couples will be allowed to marry in the state beginning on June 1, 2014. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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In this June 26, 2013, file photo, supporters of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling which overturned the federal Defense of Marriage Act carry a large rainbow flag during a parade around the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, Wis. A federal judge has struck down Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage Friday, June 6, 2014, ruling it unconstitutional. It wasn't clear whether same-sex marriages could immediately begin. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, John Hart)
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Same-sex marriage advocates rally on the steps of the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013.
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Married couple Michael Knaapen (L) amd John Becker (2nd L) react after hearing the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional at the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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American University students Sharon Burk (L) and Mollie Wagoner (R) kiss after hearing that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional at the Supreme Court, June 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled to strike down DOMA and determined the California's proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage was not properly before them, declining to overturn the lower court's striking down of the law. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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When the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) case in March, both sides of the issue made their opinions known across the street.
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