Obama says gay marriage ruling 'victory for America'

People gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriageUS President Barack Obama hailed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of gay marriage Friday, saying it shows social changes once thought impossible can become reality. “Today we can say in no uncertain terms that we’ve made our union a little more perfect,” Obama said in a White House address shortly after the court issued its decision. The Supreme Court ruling that the constitution protects the right of all Americans in all states to form same-sex marriages was a victory for gay rights campaigners.

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