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The Supreme Court ruling that it is a constitutional right for same sex couples to marry.

Fox News Radio's Jared Halpern reports from the Supreme Court:

A 5-4 opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy says states are required by the Fourteenth Amendment to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples, writing in the opinion "there may be an initial implication in these cases to proceed with caution and await further legislation, litigation, and debate." 

And concludes ultimately that marriage is a right in the Fourteenth Amendment. No union, he writes, is more profound than marriage.

Dissents written by Chief Justice John Roberts and the other three Conservative Justices; Justice Scalia, Justice Alito and Justice Thomas also writing dissents but again, a 5-4 ruling here at the U.S. Supreme Court says the Fourteenth Amendment requires states to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples.

The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The crowd celebrates outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday June 26, 2015, after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the US. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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