The Stunning Closing Paragraph Of Justice Kennedy's Marriage Ruling

"It is so ordered."

In a historic 5-4 decision today, the Supreme Court struck down the state bans on same-sex marriage.

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote the ruling that determined that there would no longer be such a thing as "same-sex marriage," but simply "marriage."

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

The final paragraph of his opinion in particular is gorgeously written, and worth reading:

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