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.

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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