Crowd Gathers At Stonewall Inn To Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling On Same-Sex Marriage

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Crowds flocked to the Stonewall Inn, the Greenwich Village tavern widely considered to be the birthplace of the gay rights movement, following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision that declares same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states.

It’s a day Justin Kettler and Tim Loecker have been awaiting for 13 years.

They’re in New York City for this weekend’s Gay Pride Parade but live in Texas where until now marriage has not been equal.

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“We were joking, ‘Hey, should we go out and get rings today?’ But the truth is it’s about having the option and the freedom to do what two human being should be able to do,” Kettler told CBS2’s Emily Smith.

They rushed down to the West Village to the Stonewall Inn, along with many others to share in the bliss at…

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