Nearly five years after California voters, by about a four-point margin, banned same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed that those who were fighting to uphold Proposition 8 didn't have the legal standing to keep up the argument, and Gov. Jerry Brown ordered same-sex marriages to resume. Sixteen states have legalized same-sex marriage. Move along, nothing to see. Above: Hundreds of people celebrate the Supreme Court ruling striking down Proposition 8 and allowing same-sex marriage in California during a rally in West Hollywood on June 26.
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