Brands tweet with pride after Supreme Court marriage ruling

Many brand managers took part in responding to the historic ruling on Friday allowing same-sex couples to marry nationwide.

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In his official address after the ruling, President Barack Obama also said that “America should be proud” of the ruling that would “strengthen all of our communities.” He also said, in part:

We are people who believe every child is entitled to life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness. There is so much more work to be done to extend the full promise of America to every American. But today, we can say in no uncertain terms that we’ve made our union a little more perfect.

People flocked to social media platforms to share their reactions, and many shared the opinion’s final paragraph, penned by Justice Anthony Kennedy, as well as Justice Antonin Scalia’s dissent.

According to social data intelligence company Talkwalker, there were more than 191,100 mentions of “gay marriage” and “gaymarriage” across social media in the first hour after the Supreme Court’s decision.

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