AP PHOTOS: Gay couples celebrate after Supreme Court ruling

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Posted: Jun 26, 2015 5:14 PM
AP PHOTOS: Gay couples celebrate after Supreme Court ruling

Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of weddings in states where they had been forbidden. The ruling, which will put an end to same-sex marriage bans in 14 states, was criticized by some religious organizations.

Here is a selection of AP photos that capture the historic day: