President Obama reacted quickly to the Supreme Court decision to redefine marriage today, sending out a message on Twitter.
“Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else,” he wrote on his Twitter account. He signed his message with the hashtag “#LoveWins.”
Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins
— President Obama (@POTUS) June 26, 2015
The White House Twitter account also changed its avatar with a graphic of a rainbow colored White House.
— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) June 26, 2015
Obama has scheduled a statement in the Rose Garden at 11:00 a.m. before he departs for Charleston, S.C. to deliver a eulogy for slain pastor and South Carolina state Senator Clementa Pinckney.