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19 Photos Of Anticipation And Celebration From Inside San Francisco’s City Hall

Though the Supreme Court’s decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act were made on the other side the country, San Francisco residents gathered together waiting for an answer.

1. The Bay Area waited on this morning’s Supreme Court rulings, many gathering inside San Francisco’s City Hall.


Cecilia Vega

@CeciliaVegaABC

Awaiting the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage. Packed San Francisco City Hall.

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Joe A. W. Fitzgerald

@FitzTheReporter

A panorama of San Francisco city hall crowd waiting on #prop8 #doma@SCOTUSblog

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David Stevenson

@DStevensonKTVU

Crowd at SF City Hall awaiting #Prop8 #DOMA #SCOTUS rulings. @KTVU

6. As the first ruling went out, striking down the Defense Of Marriage Act, the hall erupted.

San Francisco City Hall erupts in cheers as DOMA is deemed unconstitutional.

— Corey Lambert (@coreylambert)

Corey Lambert

@coreylambert

San Francisco City Hall erupts in cheers as DOMA is deemed unconstitutional.

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I adore you, San Francisco. #loveislove

— Kristin Fehrman (@KontheBay)

Kristin Fehrman

@KontheBay

I adore you, San Francisco. #loveislove

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RT @lindsayklife: San Francisco via @SupeJaneKim #loveislove

— Ryan Broderick (@ryanpbroderick)

Ryan Broderick

@ryanpbroderick

RT @lindsayklife: San Francisco via @SupeJaneKim #loveislove

11. The Supreme Court, however, took longer with its ruling on Prop 8.

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16. And then the ruling went out.

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17. The Prop 8 case was dismissed.

18. Married same-sex couples will now be federally recognized in 12 states, plus Washington D.C.

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