At just after 10 a.m. Friday, U.S. court houses were flooded with couples looking to make their love official after the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage bans were unconstitutional, effectively allowing gay people throughout the nation to get married. The landmark decision means even the most conservative states were to issue gay marriage licenses, including Texas, where the attorney general specifically asked clerks not to do so--but many did anyway.
It's official. After 54 years together, Jack Evans (left) and George Harris are married. pic.twitter.com/9ko8U2eq3E— Melissa Repko (@melissa_repko) June 26, 2015
First gay marriage in Bexar County. pic.twitter.com/tNwee9cP4l— Lauren Lea (@LaurenLeaTX) June 26, 2015
And this from one more couple who hopes to do it all again now that it is legal nationwide:
Think I'll marry my wife in a different state for the next 50 years. pic.twitter.com/Q3Z9dO3iIC— Joanna Stern (@JoannaStern) June 26, 2015