10 things you need to know today: June 27, 2015


The Fifth Column

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press


1. Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Friday that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. In the historic ruling for gay rights, the court declared that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states, and that states no longer have the right to ban gay couples from marrying. Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the majority opinion, joined by the court’s four liberal justices. “Today we can say, in no uncertain terms, that we made our union a little more perfect,” President Obama said.

Source: Washington Post, The New York Times

2. Obama delivers emotional eulogy for Charleston shooting victim
President Obama delivered the eulogy and led a singing of “Amazing Grace” in Charleston, South Carolina, in remembrance of state Senator and Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of nine killed last week in the Emanuel AME…

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