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US Supreme Court legalises same-sex marriage nationwide

The US Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the country, in a culmination of two decades of litigation over marriage, and gay rights generally.

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Ikeita Cantu, left, and her wife Carmen Guzman, of McLean, Va., hold up signs as they celebrate outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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From left, Annie Katz of the University of Michigan, Zaria Cummings of Michigan State University, Spencer Perry of Berkeley, Calif., and Justin Maffett of Dartmouth University, celebrate outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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Balloons spell out the word "love" over the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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A woman carries a sign in favor of same-sex marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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John Becker, right, hugs his friend and fellow LGBT advocate Paul Guequierre, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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Ariel Olah of Detroit, left, and her fiancee Katie Boatman, are overcome by emotion outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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A woman who was inside the Supreme Court runs across the Supreme Court plaza in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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Supporters of same-sex marriage celebrate outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)

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The crowd reacts as the ruling on same-sex marriage was announced outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday. (Source: AP photo)