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Published on 26 Jun 2015 | about 1 year ago

The US Supreme Court struck down states' same-sex marriage bans on June 26, effectively bringing marriage equality to the entire US. Watch it sweep the United States over the last 11 years. For more on the decision on Vox.com : www.vox.com/2015/6/26/8823655/gay-marriage-legal-scotus-obergefell-v-hodges

"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family," Justice Anthony Kennedy, who joined the court's liberals in the majority opinion, wrote. "[The challengers] ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right."

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